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What's Left? is a podcast hosted by Aimee Terese and Oliver Bateman, discussing political theory, philosophy, and current affairs from a critical perspective.

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What's Left? is a podcast hosted by Aimee Terese and Oliver Bateman, discussing political theory, philosophy, and current affairs from a critical perspective.

    PREVIEW: The Managerial Elite (w/ Michael Lind)

    PREVIEW: The Managerial Elite (w/ Michael Lind)

    Aimee and Oliver are joined by Michael Lind to discuss his analysis in The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite. They talk the educational divide, the geography of class, the function of NGOs, and much more. To listen to the full 90 min episode, become a patron at patreon.com/whatsleft

    • 13 min
    PREVIEW: Boomers (w/ Helen Andrews)

    PREVIEW: Boomers (w/ Helen Andrews)

    Aimee and Oliver are joined by Helen Andrews to discuss her new book, Boomers: The Men and Women Who Promised Freedom and Delivered Disaster. They touch on the six sketches in the book, from Camille Paglia and Sonya Sotomayor to Aaron Sorkin and Al Sharpton, the influence of boomer politics, and why boomers think The Beatles and Bob Dylan are as important as Beethoven.

    To listen to the full 90 min episode, become a patron at patreon.com/whatsleft

    • 14 min
    The Coming of Neo-Feudalism (w/ Joel Kotkin)

    The Coming of Neo-Feudalism (w/ Joel Kotkin)

    Aimee and Oliver are joined by professor and author Joel Kotkin to discuss his work, the characteristics of neo-feudalism and its class structure, and to offer some hope for the future.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Thursday Night Rant: 2/12/2021 (Audio)

    The Thursday Night Rant: 2/12/2021 (Audio)

    Aimee and Oliver discuss the deeper implications of the "cancellation" of NJ Robinson.

    Suggested reading:

    NJR, "How the Media Cracks Down on Critics of Israel," https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/02/how-the-media-cracks-down-on-critics-of-israel

    NJR, "Why We All Hate Bari Weiss So Much," https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/04/why-we-all-hate-bari-weiss-so-much

    Bateman, "Hall Monitors Doing the Work," https://www.splicetoday.com/writing/hall-monitors-doing-the-work

    Bateman, "Solidarity, Just for Me," https://www.splicetoday.com/politics-and-media/solidarity-just-for-me

    • 3 hr 3 min
    The Friday Night Rant: 2/6/2021 (audio)

    The Friday Night Rant: 2/6/2021 (audio)

    Oliver offers predictions on the upcoming Overeem-Volkov UFC Fight Night and Aimee discusses the week in takes.

    Suggested reading

    "The Secret Bipartisan Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election," https://time.com/5936036/secret-2020-election-campaign/

    "The Marxist Wall Street couldn't ignore," https://www.salon.com/1998/12/22/21feature_2/

    "Nevada bill would allow tech companies to create governments," https://apnews.com/article/legislature-legislation-local-governments-nevada-economy-2fa79128a7bf41073c1e9102e8a0e5f0

    • 2 hr 23 min
    The Saturday Special: Anna K Stream, 2/6/2021 (audio)

    The Saturday Special: Anna K Stream, 2/6/2021 (audio)

    Aimee and Red Scare's Anna K #TurnUp for a special Saturday night stream about AOC, emotivism, and much more!

    • 2 hr 35 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
301 Ratings

301 Ratings

decibillionaire ,

autism

lots of very correct hot takes but someone please mail them weighted blankets or something to stim with

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What’s Left? Not this podcast

This is a right wing podcast in the vein of Dave Rubin. Where they pretend not to be right wing but really are.

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Doing the work

If you wanna understand the left this is the podcast

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