Revolution and Ideology

History, Philosophy, Film, and Whatever Else We Feel Like Discussing

Copaganda – Police in the Media 👮‍♂️

With guest Stefan Huddleston we discuss the depiction of law enforcement in the media. From Dirty Harry and Bullitt to Law and Order and CSI, the police are typically portrayed as having the people’s best interests in mind even when they’re breaking the law themselves.

The Social Ideology of the Motorcar 🚗

We discuss the 1973 article “The Ideology of the Motorcar” by Andre Gorz.

Is Union Membership Worth More Than Going to College?

We discuss an article titled “The Cumulative Advantage of a Unionized Career for Lifetime Earnings” and discover whether or not you should join a union or go to college (or both!).

Quiet Quitting – Hegelian or Marxist?

Where does the act of quiet quitting fit into the context of a larger movement? Does it have the potential to make a real impact? Is it Marxist or Hegelian?

Is Every Act a Political Act?

As a short follow-up to our previous episode, we discuss whether or not every act is a political act. We briefly mention commodification, socialization, industrialization, technology, capitalism, religion, and more.

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Copaganda – Police in the Media 👮‍♂️

Copaganda – Police in the Media 👮‍♂️

With guest Stefan Huddleston we discuss the depiction of law enforcement in the media. From Dirty Harry and Bullitt to Law and Order and CSI, the police are typically portrayed as having the people’s best interests in mind even when they’re breaking the law themselves.

read more
Is Every Act a Political Act?

Is Every Act a Political Act?

As a short follow-up to our previous episode, we discuss whether or not every act is a political act. We briefly mention commodification, socialization, industrialization, technology, capitalism, religion, and more.

read more
Inspirations of the Harlem Renaissance

Inspirations of the Harlem Renaissance

We sit down with musician and graduate student Ashley Ellis to discuss the Harlem Renaissance and its significance including artists such as Aaron Douglas, Archibald Motley, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and others such as W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin.

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