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    Ep. 7 Project Cybersyn, OGAS and China feat. Jack Chadwick (Planned Economies - Part 2)

    Ep. 7 Project Cybersyn, OGAS and China feat. Jack Chadwick (Planned Economies - Part 2)

    In  the second part of our series on economic planning, Ben and Jack  discuss the decentralised model of planning implemented by the socialist  Chilean government in the 1970s, the USSR's All-State Automated System (OGAS), and modern-day China.

    Jack is a postgraduate student at  Cambridge University, researching the economic policies of the USSR in  the Brezhnev period. He is also currently the Chair of Cambridge  University Labour Club.

    • 40 min
    Ep. 6 God's Plan, Gosplan feat. Jack Chadwick (Planned Economies - Part 1)

    Ep. 6 God's Plan, Gosplan feat. Jack Chadwick (Planned Economies - Part 1)

    In the first installment of a three part series, Ben speaks to Jack Chadwick about the basic principles of economic planning and how it was implemented in the Soviet Union. In parts two and three we will take a look at Allende's Chile, modern day China, and discuss Evgeny Morozov's recent article in the New Left Review: 'Digital Socialism?: The Calculation Debate in the Age of Big Data'.  

    Jack is a postgraduate student at Cambridge University, researching the economic policies of the USSR in the Brezhnev period. He is also currently the Chair of Cambridge University Labour Club. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 5 Red Ken & the GLC feat. Tim Joubert

    Ep. 5 Red Ken & the GLC feat. Tim Joubert

    We're joined by Tim Joubert to discuss municipal socialism and the Greater London Council under Ken Livingstone.

    • 41 min
    Ep. 4 Corbynomics feat. James Meadway

    Ep. 4 Corbynomics feat. James Meadway

    In our first ep back after the Easter break, Corbynomics bossman James Meadway sat down with the gang to chat about socialist economics, MMT, international finance, the Green New Deal and all that good stuff.  Happy May Day to all our comrades and friends 🤝🌹

    • 51 min
    Ep. 3 TIG Are Genocidal feat. Keir Milburn

    Ep. 3 TIG Are Genocidal feat. Keir Milburn

    Ben, Liam, Helena and Jake sat down with Keir Milburn to discuss his new book, Generation Left. We also ended up chatting about Windrush and the #YouthStrike4Climate. Music from Nina Simone, Heaven 17 and Demolition Group.

    • 47 min
    Ep. 2 Towards a Hornier Society feat. Tabitha Bast

    Ep. 2 Towards a Hornier Society feat. Tabitha Bast

    We're joined by esteemed comrade Tabitha Bast to discuss International Working Women's Day, Ilhan Omar and sex. Music from Max Romeo, Novelist, Pulp and Gang Of Four.

    • 35 min

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