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Nadia Idle, Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn present #ACFM – a show examining the links between left-wing politics, culture, music and experiences of collective joy. Brought to you by Novara Media.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Nadia Idle, Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn present #ACFM – a show examining the links between left-wing politics, culture, music and experiences of collective joy. Brought to you by Novara Media.

    ACFM Trip 24: Technology

    ACFM Trip 24: Technology

    What defines each era? Historians often lean on terms that point to technology: bronze, steam, carbon, silicon. So is technology a fundamental aspect of being human? On this wide-ranging Trip, the gang take on one of their biggest topics yet. Starting from the basis that technology is an application of knowledge for a practical purpose, […]

    • 1 hr 43 min
    ACFM Microdose: Women and Technology w/ Katrine Marçal

    ACFM Microdose: Women and Technology w/ Katrine Marçal

    Throughout history, countless good ideas have been side-lined or dismissed because they were put forward by women. That’s the frustration which motivates historian Katrine Marçal, who delves into her myth-busting research for a Microdose all about technology’s missed turnings. With ACFM host Nadia Idle, the author of Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored […]

    • 58 min
    ACFM Trip 23: War

    ACFM Trip 23: War

    Just what is it good for? This time on ACFM, Jeremy Gilbert, Nadia Idle and Keir Milburn respond to the Ukraine invasion with a conversation about war. Is it an aberration, or an unavoidable product of human power struggles? Are conflicts between nations better understood as a reflection of domestic divisions? And how is war […]

    • 1 hr 17 min
    #ACFM Trip 22: Democracy

    #ACFM Trip 22: Democracy

    Has democracy broken down? Is it even an idea worth fixing? Trip 22 is a three-horse race as Nadia Idle, Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn consider the anti-democratic shifts happening across the political spectrum and ask what it really means to be ruled by the people. The gang discuss whether democracy is necessary to tackle […]

    • 1 hr 21 min
    #ACFM Microdose: Acid Camping

    #ACFM Microdose: Acid Camping

    When he’s not working on #ACFM, show producer Matt Huxley is a musician. His recent EP under the name Muckers is the inspiration for this Microdose – a short audio essay about land, family, trespass and belonging. Recorded while out walking, Acid Camping considers who owns the landscape, the methods by which people have been driven […]

    • 11 min
    #ACFM Trip: Unity and Difference

    #ACFM Trip: Unity and Difference

    In the first #ACFM Trip of the year, Nadia Idle, Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn look at the conflicting desires and demands that make up a political movement. Is unity possible? Is coalition desirable? Do we need to agree in order to win? The gang discuss the difference between liberal and radical conceptions of identity […]

    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

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37 Ratings

37 Ratings

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A light in a dark time

This show is relentlessly truthful for the times we live in.

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Never dull

The home of the weird left. The ACFM gang never fail to get you thinking.

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Great blend of theory and tunes

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