Episode 4-8: Ideology

Hello Everybody,

This Episode Red and are I are discussing Ideology. This is an introduction to Ideology and the first in what will be a series of episodes dealing with the topic of Ideology.

Episode 4-8: Ideology (55 mins, 51 Mbs)

-Tony

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Colby Does Marxism Today Part 2

Colby, Red, and Tony talk about what is art, things to do on Joe McCarthy’s grave, and the way to transition from capitalism to socialism.

Colby Does Marxism Today Part 2

Colby (like the cheese) Does Marxism Today

Episode 4-7. 39 MB. 40 Minutes.

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Colby Does Marxism Today Part 1

Red and Tony interview adult entertainment worker Colby Keller about his current project, the supreme court’s gay marriage decision, and the nature of marriage in our society.

Colby Does Marxism Today

Coby Does Marxism Today

Episode 4-6.  40 MB.  43 Minutes.

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Now you can listen to us on Stitcher

Hey everyone,

We are now on Stitcher! You can find us here (or the link on the bottom of the right side bar).

-Tony

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Episode 4-5: Greece

Hello comrades,

This episode Red and I discuss the current state of the Sanders campaign and a rally that we attended here in Madison. We also talked about what’s (or what was as of a week ago) happening in Greece.

Episode 4-5: Greece (1 Hour 31 mins, 83 MBs)

Notes:

From Alpha 2 Omega’s episode with Yanis Varoufakis

Varoufakis blog post talking about his resignation 

“Behind every fascism, there is a failed revolution.” – Walter Benjamin

-Tony

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Episode 4-4: The Space Economy

Hello Everybody,

First of all I’d like to say congrats to Greece for voting against the austerity and rejecting the harsh terms of the bailout 61% to 39%. Secondly this episode Red and I discuss Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and the economics of outer space.

Episode 4-4: The Space Economy (43 mins, 39 MBs)

space economics

Links:

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

Google Lunar X Prize Video

Moon Express

Planetary Resources

Deep Space Industries

Nasa’s Asteroid Redirect Mission 

European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission  Around the comet.

Nasa’s Dawn Mission in the asteroid belt.

Mars One

sopot

Sopot

-Tony

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Episode 4-3: The Black Panther Party

Hey Everyone,

This episode Red and I are discussing the Black Panther Party. We recorded this episode last week before the terrorist attack in Charleston, in case you’re wondering why we don’t mention it, since it is exactly the type of thing that the Panthers were working to prevent. It also brings to my mind something else we didn’t touch on, the campaign against the Panthers (and other civil rights groups and the left in general) by the police and the FBI. While FBI and police forces worked tirelessly to crush the civil rights movement, they did work of (and some worked with) the white supremacist terrorist groups in the United States, like the KKK, who even though we’re waging a “War on Terror” against, have never been the serious target of the government, because one of the most important functions of the state under capitalism is to be a force of repression, and maintain the privileged status of the capitalists. Which for a country like the United States means the the government will act against progress and the left, and work with, directly or indirectly, the extreme right. From J Edgar Hoover going after Martin Luther Jr. to the NSA plotting with Wall St. executives to assassinate the leaders of Occupy. This latest attack won’t change terror policy, the government won’t go after Neo-Nazis and the KKK with the same gusto it goes after groups who are equally terrible in the Middle East, because we live in a racist society and it is in the interests of the capitalists, and thus the government, to keep racism alive and well. After all if the workers are too busy blaming skin color for the problems that plague our society, they won’t notice the real perpetrators of societal dysfunction, the capitalists.

Episode 4-3: The Black Panther Party (53 Mins, 48 MBs)

Links:

Cracked tells us why Forest Gump racist and sexist.

Likewise Cracked tells us why Back to the Future is horrible

And an article about the Red Cross in Haiti that we briefly mentioned

-Tony

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