Episodes

The Mau Mau Rebellion

Jared provides a history of the Mau Mau rebellion in response to the brutal colonization of Kenya by the British.

14 Quotes From Anarchist Mikhail Bakunin

We discuss the theories of Russian Anarchist Mikhail Bakunin through 14 different quotes ranging from man and nature, idealism and materialism, on Karl Marx, Anarchism, Communism, and much more!

The Black Panthers – A Quick History

Nick provides a quick history of the Black Panther Party including the initial founding by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale, the appearance at the capitol building, why it's still illegal to open carry in California, their breakfast and other social programs, the Panther (NY) 21, the rise and murder of Fred Hampton, the Rainbow Coalition, the FBI J. Edgar Hoover and COINTELPRO, and more!

Guerrilla Warfare

We explain guerrilla warfare, or foquismo, as used by the Cuban Revolutionaries and described by Ernesto "Che" Guevara and Regis Debray.

The Cuban Revolution

We discuss the history of the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Che" Guevara against dictator Fulgencio Batista.

The Little Black Fish

We read and analyze the revolutionary children's story "The Little Black Fish" by Iranian author Samad Behrangi.

The End of Utopia?

We discuss the 1967 essay by Herbert Marcuse titled "The End of Utopia" in which Marcuse argues that "utopic" is no longer a valid polemic, we are at the "end of history" but for a far different reason than Fukuyama, and that we need a redefinition of socialism.