59 episodes

Bringing you the history of leftists of color one swipe at a time.

This podcast is hosted by Left POCket Project creator Wendi Muse & her co-host Richard.

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LeftPOC Left POCket Project Podcast

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Bringing you the history of leftists of color one swipe at a time.

This podcast is hosted by Left POCket Project creator Wendi Muse & her co-host Richard.

Learn more about the Left POCket Project via:

Twitter: twitter.com/LeftPOC
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    58. The Only Justice Is Freedom - A Discussion w/Jasson Perez - Left POCket Project Podcast

    58. The Only Justice Is Freedom - A Discussion w/Jasson Perez - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, we speak with organizer, writer, and researcher Jasson Perez about the defund movement, abolition, and organizing in Chicago against multiple forms of oppression toward its population.
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    Work by Jasson Perez
    "Lori Lightfoot is wrong. ‘We’ didn’t fail Adam Toledo.”
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/04/20/lori-lightfoot-is-wrong-we-didnt-fail-adam-toledo/

    "The quest for justice for Adam Toledo requires that Lightfoot resign"
    https://www.thenation.com/article/society/chicago-lightfoot-adam-toledo/

    "Don't Blame Defund"
    https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/dont-blame-defund

    "Snatching Victory"
    https://spectrejournal.com/snatching-victory/

    "The Left's 'Theoretical' Problem"
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gWiFjrjddUNcCHRiz0UvgW84zcRg17o_/view?usp=sharing

    Additional Readings & Resources:
    Joy James - “The Architects of Abolitionism” (talk)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9rvRsWKDx0

    “Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind”
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/17/magazine/prison-abolition-ruth-wilson-gilmore.html

    Mariame Kaba - We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice
    https://www.akpress.org/we-do-this-til-we-free-us.html

    Alex Vitale - The End of Policing (note: the e-book version here is still free!)
    https://www.versobooks.com/books/2426-the-end-of-policing

    Angela Davis - Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
    https://www.akpress.org/abolitiondemocracy.html

    Angela Davis’s Abolition Democracy Pt 1 - #Reading Revolution Left POCket Project Podcast
    https://soundcloud.com/leftpoc/29-angela-daviss-abolition-democracy-reading-revolution-left-pocket-project-podcast

    Angela Davis’s Abolition Democracy Pt 2 - #Reading Revolution Left POCket Project Podcast
    https://soundcloud.com/leftpoc/30-angela-daviss-abolition-democracy-pt-2-reading-revolution-left-pocket-project-podcast

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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 1 hr 53 min
    57. Invisible - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    57. Invisible - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, an installment of the #ComradeMommy series, I discuss domestic work, how the women who perform it are made invisible, and what should be done to secure their rights.
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    Readings & Resources
    "Out of the Shadows"
    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/21/magazine/national-domestic-workers-alliance.html?mtrref=www.google.com&gwh=80560529BCACC56EAF348EF466B3DF02&gwt=regi&assetType=REGIWALL

    "Não romantize as relações de trabalho: sua empregada não é quase da família"
    https://www.uol.com.br/universa/colunas/cris-guterres/2021/02/23/sua-empregada-nao-e-quase-da-familia.htm?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_content=geral&utm_campaign=universa&fbclid=IwAR0jLj1MnbWLB0R7byLhhEeVedFM9Jh2lTDQkNb62xrpoqKBB3hc2eklsSc

    A Feminism Where 'Lean In' Means Leaning On Others
    https://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/15/a-feminism-where-leaning-in-means-leaning-on-others/
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 1 hr
    56. Beyond the State - a Discussion w/Yannick Marshall - Left POCket Project Podcast

    56. Beyond the State - a Discussion w/Yannick Marshall - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, we speak with Professor Yannick Marshall about his research on colonialism in Kenya, anti-colonialism around the world, and the need to expand the political imagination.
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    Work by Yannick Marshall
    https://www.yannickmarshall.net/

    An Appeal –Bring the Maroon to the Foreground in Black Intellectual History
    https://www.aaihs.org/an-appeal-bring-the-maroon-to-the-foreground-in-black-intellectual-history/

    Black liberal, your time is up
    https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2020/6/1/black-liberal-your-time-is-up

    There Is No ‘Relatively Benign’ Version of Settler-Colonialism
    https://www.aaihs.org/canada-is-not-a-relatively-benign-version-of-settler-colonialism/

    On Kenosha and the difficulty of recognising Nazism in the US
    https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2020/9/8/on-kenosha-and-the-difficulty-of-recognising-nazism-in-the-us

    After this election, we should not come together
    https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2020/11/16/after-this-election-we-should-not-come-together

    Additional Readings:
    Maroons
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maroons

    On imperialism and the current situation in Haiti
    https://t.co/QHzbxKrSJa?amp=1
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    55. Run Me My Money, Joe & Other News - Left POCket Project Podcast

    55. Run Me My Money, Joe & Other News - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, we discuss current news and catch up after our break.
    
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    Readings & Resources

    Osita Nwanevu - “The Democratic Party Has a Fatal Misunderstanding of the QAnon Phenomenon”
    https://newrepublic.com/article/161266/qanon-classism-marjorie-taylor-greene

    Ashley Reese - “The Cynical, Sexist Fantasy of AOC”
    https://theslot.jezebel.com/the-cynical-sexist-fantasy-of-aoc-1846189707

    Jia Tolentino - “What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic”
    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/05/18/what-mutual-aid-can-do-during-a-pandemic

    Edward Ongweso, Jr. - “Investment Firms Are the Big Winners of the GameStop Stock Revolution So Far”
    https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3gepx/investment-firms-are-the-big-winners-of-the-gamestop-stock-revolution-so-far
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
    
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    54. Giving - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    54. Giving - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, an installment of the #ComradeMommy series, I discuss the need for giving and the correlation between the teachings of Maria Montessori and leftist ideology.
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    Readings & Resources

    Montessori at Home - What Is Montessori? (& Why Do It?)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZEdP_RZhhI&list=PLdIZMnmUhOo4QquwIjMI7cAlyoykpo1-M&index=1&t=24s

    Maria Montessori: What You May Not Know
    https://www.montessoriservices.com/ideas-insights/maria-montessori-what-you-may-not-know#:~:text=In%201933%2C%20denying%20any%20political,and%20later%20in%20The%20Netherlands.

    *Correction: Montessori left her son at a foster home temporarily, not an aunt, but she pretended to be his aunt during her visits to him there.

    Left POCket Project Podcast: Reading Revolution series on Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed
    https://soundcloud.com/leftpoc/sets/readingrevolution-freire
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 38 min
    53. News Wrap-Up - Left POCket Project Podcast

    53. News Wrap-Up - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, we discuss current news and the challenges that lie ahead.
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 1 hr 58 min

Customer Reviews

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135 Ratings

135 Ratings

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Amazing pod!

I've been listening since the begining and I love it!! All the knowledge they provide is the best! I have learned to much about political issues at home and aboard. I'm a patron and I've been loving it! Thank you!

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favorite podcast !!

thankful for the knowledge i receive from this podcast! i especially love the reading revolution <3

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thoroughly enjoyable!

thank you for these super engaging and informative episodes!

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