We discuss the Alien and Sedition Acts, how it took the Federal Government very little time to violate the Bill of Rights, and how the United States' attitude towards immigrants and foreigners is nothing new.
We discuss Alexander Hamilton’s oppressive tax on whiskey and its violent enforcement by George Washington.
An overview of Paulo Freire's concept of "false generosity" discussed in his "Pedagogy of the Oppressed." Or, why billionaire philanthropists aren't really 'generous.'
We discuss the life and times of Alexander Hamilton and how his policies led to the centralization of economic power into the hands of the federal government. http://revolutionandideology.com/alexander-hamilton-and-the-centralization-of-economic-power
We discuss the negative consequences of mass media and its impact on our political and social behavior.
With guest Alan Pitts, we discuss Lysander Spooner’s “The Constitution of No Authority” and the legalist arguments against the Constitution of the United States as a legally binding document. Nick mispronounces “Worcester” and arguably “Lysander” and we somehow cover a number of topics including taxes, AOC, Sartre, Foucault, and more.
In this episode, we discuss the myth of the crafting of the Constitution of the United States of America and explain why it is intentionally not a democracy.
In this episode, we discuss the four types of alienation according to Karl Marx and how they relate to modern society. See the show notes on our website.
In this episode, we talk about Abigail Adams, the first second lady and the second first lady. She was an abolitionist and feminist before her time. It's inexcusable for her to be glossed over in the traditional historical narrative of the United States.
In this episode, we discuss Shays' Rebellion which we consider to be the first American counter-revolution.