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The Revolution and Ideology Podcast

A sociologist and historian explore revolutionary theory and history.

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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

Presidents are Temporary – Wu-Tang is Forever!

We discuss which Wu-Tang members would fill which cabinet seats in a Presidential administration. RZA is President, Ol' Dirty Bastard is Press Secretary, and Jared calls Redman a "sidepiece" 😬 :cringe:

Gulliver Traveled but We Weren’t Listening!

We discuss the scathing social critique in Part Four of Gulliver's Travels written by Jonathan Swift and wonder why more people aren't exposed to Swift's commentary on Western Society.

Biopower and State Racism – Michel Foucault

We discuss Michel Foucault's concept of biopower including biopolitics, anatomo-politics, and state racism as explained in the series of lectures "Society Must be Defended" and in "The History of Sexuality vol. Part Five Right of Death and Power over Life."

 

Resources

►Society Must be Defended: https://tinyurl.com/yxnst4b9

►History of Sexuality vol. 1: https://tinyurl.com/qbpqjhl

►IDEOLOGY, RACISM, AND CRITICAL SOCIAL THEORY: https://tinyurl.com/y6yufvwu

Power, Domination, Authority | Max Weber

We discuss Max Weber's definitions of power, domination, discipline, and authority, including rational-legal authority, traditional authority, and charismatic authority. ►Support us!: https://www.patreon.com/revolutionandideology ►Subscribe: http://revolutionandideology.com/youtube ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/RevAndIdeology ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/revolutionandideology ►Website: http://revolutionandideology.com/ Resources: ►"Politics as Vocation": https://tinyurl.com/y4h5b9m4 ►Economy and Society: https://tinyurl.com/yylvhrkj

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.”

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