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Mike Davis and the Socialist Project w/ Micah Uetricht
Micah Uetricht joins us to talk about Mike Davis's project and, accordingly, how his writings map on to some interesting rifts inside the socialist movement today.
Find Micah's essay here: https://www.thenation.com/article/culture/mike-davis-old-gods-set-night/
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Ed Rooksby on Structural Reforms and the Democratic Road to Socialism (Part 2)
This is part 2 of my Ed Rooksby Tribute. Enjoy.
Jonah Wedekind put together this incredible bibliography of Ed's work: https://rooksbyism.wordpress.com/bibliography/
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Ed Rooksby on Socialist History and Strategy (Part 1)
Ed Rooksby passed away this weekend after a prolonged and public struggle with Long Covid. I've ventured yet another eulogy for a close friend of the show and re-aired an interview I conducted with him from a couple years ago. Please enjoy as s tribute to the incredible intellect of this man.
He will be missed terribly. Part two will follow later this week.
His blog can be found here: https://edrooksby.wordpress.com/
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For the Fire Next Time w/ Max Shanly
Max Shanly joins us to talk about the history of the Labour Party and how subsequent generations have produced the conditions that both allowed the Corbyn project to flourish and resulted in its demise. Many of these valuable lessons about party democracy are applicable to the US context as well, so listen up!
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The book under consideration is Leo Panitch and Colin Leys, Searching for Socialism: The Project of the Labour New Left from Benn to Corbyn (https://www.versobooks.com/books/3161-searching-for-socialism)
The Very Model of a Public Intellectual w/ Sam Gindin (Leo Panitch Tribute Series)
** This episode has been reposted, as an earlier version was truncated for some reason... **
Joining us today is Sam Gindin, who gives a master class on the origins of our modern capitalist system along the way of paying tribute to his late friend and mentor, Leo Panitch.
"Still a Marxist After All" (2009) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ot4UgatUDE
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Leo Panitch and the Socialist Challenge Today w/ Stephen Maher
Steve Maher, assistant editor of The Socialist Register, joins us to talk about the life, work, and legacy of Leo Panitch.
Check out the updated version of The Socialist Challenge Today, which was co-authored by Maher, as well as Sam Gindin and Leo Panitch: https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/1473-the-socialist-challenge-today
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