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The Revolution and Ideology Podcast

A sociologist and historian explore revolutionary theory and history.

About Revolution and Ideology

“Revolution and Ideology” was started by Nick Lee and Jared Benson, university instructors of sociology and history respectively. Nick and Jared currently co-teach three humanities courses titled “Resistance and Revolution,” “Ideology and Isms,” and “Stateless Societies.” In the first, They explore the theories and historical examples of revolution and social change. In the second, they examine various historical and modern ideologies and the ways in which they motivate how people think and behave today. In the third, they analyze various theories and histories of stateless societies. In this podcast, they explore the ideas from their courses. 

Recent Episodes

Sufism and Anarchism 1 of 2

Sufism and Anarchism 1 of 2

In this introductory first of two episodes, we begin to discuss the potential relationship between Sufism and Anarchism with guest Donte Young.

Scientific Racism

A brief overview of the roots of scientific racism in Carl Linnaeus' "Systema Naturae."

Taoism and Anarchism 2 of 2

In this second of two episodes, we further explore the potential relationship between Taoism and Anarchism, along with a significant digression into nihilism, with guest Donte Young.

Taoism and Anarchism 1 of 2

In this first of two episodes, we discuss the potential relationship between Taoism and Anarchism with guest Donte Young.

Meet The Hosts

Nick Lee

Nick Lee

Jared Benson

Jared Benson

“Revolution and Ideology” was started by Nick Lee and Jared Benson, university instructors of sociology and history respectively. Nick and Jared currently co-teach three humanities courses titled “Resistance and Revolution,” “Ideology and Isms,” and “Stateless Societies.”

Revolution and Ideology

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