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Podcast by Empires Crumble

    Episode 18: General Strike!

    Episode 18: General Strike!

    With the upsurge of interest in socialism and the complete failure of the judicial process to dethrone Trump, the idea of a General Strike seems to be on American's minds. But do they even know how one works?
    Alley and Rhyd discuss the General Strike in France and why the US is much farther from such potential than most people understand.

    • 58 min
    Episode 17: Electoral Delusions

    Episode 17: Electoral Delusions

    Can a system really be changed from within? Is false hope a form of manipulation?
    Alley and Rhyd discuss the American Situation, with an eye towards the larger problem facing climate activists around the world

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 16: [IM]MIGRANTS

    Episode 16: [IM]MIGRANTS

    As climate catastrophe and capitalism's crises disrupt the ability of people to survive, migration will become the norm. Unfortunately, there are governments and people trying to stop them...
    Alley and Rhyd look at the recent history of immigration and border laws, and explore the bind of immigrant workers exploited by capitalists twice over, as well as their own experiences with family and personal immigration.

    • 55 min
    EPISODE 15: CONSPIRACY!

    EPISODE 15: CONSPIRACY!

    The official narratives of politicians, governments, and the media no longer hold the same power upon the people.
    Conspiracy theories abound. But aren't governments technically conspiracies? And revolutions...those are too.
    So how do we tell who's lying, who's in charge, and what's really a conspiracy and what's really just a theory? Or is that even possible?
    And what if no one is actually behind these conspiracies at all?

    • 50 min
    Episode 14: Collective Delusions

    Episode 14: Collective Delusions

    "We thought we had more time..."

    With more and more news that the climate collapse is accelerating, it's time we seriously look at the pretty little lies we tell ourselves to keep ourselves going. Alley and Rhyd discuss some of these, including the latest leftist delusion, "Fully Automated Luxury Communism."

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode13: The New Dark Ages

    Episode13: The New Dark Ages

    "The dark ages were really only dark for the rich..."

    With more and more reports that "civilization" may end because of catastrophic climate change, we may be entering into a new "dark ages."

    But is that really something to fear? Alley & Rhyd discuss the previous dark ages, as well as recent moments of civilizational collapse and ask, "why should we be afraid of the dark?"

    • 44 min

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Excellent show hosted by the founders of Gods & Radicals. Ally and Rhyd provide a lot of great info and analysis.

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