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The old forms of the left are moribund and the new forms are stupid. We're making a podcast that talks about the need to organize a dialectical pessimism and develop a Marxist salvage project capable of putting up a good fight as the world burns around us. A clean, honest, and unsentimental melancholy is required; we've cultivated one and would like to share it with you.

The Regrettable Century Chris, Kevin, and Jason

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    • 4.8 • 77 Ratings

The old forms of the left are moribund and the new forms are stupid. We're making a podcast that talks about the need to organize a dialectical pessimism and develop a Marxist salvage project capable of putting up a good fight as the world burns around us. A clean, honest, and unsentimental melancholy is required; we've cultivated one and would like to share it with you.

    The End of Capitalist Realism?

    The End of Capitalist Realism?

    Wherein we discuss how capitalist realism doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Virtue is Dead, Long Live Virtue, PART II: Marxism and Ethics (With C. Derick Varn)

    Virtue is Dead, Long Live Virtue, PART II: Marxism and Ethics (With C. Derick Varn)

    Wherein we continue our discussion about Marxism and Ethics with C Derick Varn.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    PATREON TEASER: Without a Party We Have Something... but it Sucks

    PATREON TEASER: Without a Party We Have Something... but it Sucks

    Head over to our Patreon and join for $2 a month to hear the whole episode and sign up on our Discord to take part in future Patron Roundtables. We were joined by some of our choicest patrons to discuss the question of the party form. Join us as we...

    • 12 min
    Virtue is Dead, Long Live Virtue: Marxism and Ethics (With C. Derick Varn) Part I

    Virtue is Dead, Long Live Virtue: Marxism and Ethics (With C. Derick Varn) Part I

    Wherein we discuss the need for a Marxist virtue ethics with C. Derick Varn.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Happiness Industry Socialism

    Happiness Industry Socialism

    Wherein we discuss why happiness industry socialism is dumb and bad.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    PATREON TEASER: The Immortal Science of Driving a Tank- Patron Roundtable

    PATREON TEASER: The Immortal Science of Driving a Tank- Patron Roundtable

    Head over to our Patreon and join for $2 a month to hear the whole episode and sign up on our Discord to take part in future Patron Roundtables. We were joined by some of our choicest patrons to discuss the fine distinctions between genres of Tankie....

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
77 Ratings

77 Ratings

j&e777 ,

transcendent Marxism

Marxism considering the human species-being. What does it need to thrive?

PunkHymns ,

Incredible podcast

Very fun, does a great job at explaining Marxist theory while making you feel less alienated for a brief hour.

Would be cool if they set up a discord for their Patreon

Egg hijo75 ,

Best lefty podcast out there

Kevin’s the best co-host

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