Posts Tagged ‘anti-capitalism’

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Nick is joined by Nic from Pynk Spots (pictured above) to discuss what capitalism is and why we are anti-capitalists, as well as subtle ways we try to disrupt capitalist logic in our everyday lives. The discussion features analysis of capitalism and pop culture, as well as challenging the capitalist idea we have to constantly be productive, including on social media.

This episode is a continuation of the discussion featured on our last episode ‘Disrupting An Ableist, Capitalist Mindset Within Social Movements, Featuring Two Nic’s’. This discussion is also available in video form on Youtube here and below:

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Clips:

NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, MARINAPurge The Poison‘.

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Nic looks on as Nick shows a standard week from his overloaded 2020 diary/to-do list.

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Nick is joined by Nic from Pynk Spots to discuss the importance of including a wide range of ways to make change within social movements, to reduce burnout and challenge ableism.

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  • Video from Will Potter on mental health, journalism and activism.
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Petrol GirlsStrike’, Solidarity Not SilenceThis is Sisterhood’.

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A slide from Mike’s talk which is discussed on this episode, with the caption explaining the audience’s reaction.

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This episode features designer and anthropologist Michael Palmyre who elaborates on some of the themes touched on in his talk ‘Are We Using Design to Make the World a Less Valuable Place?’. This talk was played on our last episode, #196.

More specifically, the discussion covers: the reaction to the talk, especially because it featured “the c word”; questioning whether economic growth really make our lives better; slavery and capitalism; the books Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There; Star Wars and the military industrial complex; mental health and capitalism; and Cracked on apocalyptic movies, zombies and vampires.

The final part of our discussion with Mike is played on episode 198.

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Clips:

Local Resident FailureThe Opener’, Bill Hicks ‘Vs the Audience 2’ from the album ‘Flying Saucer Tour Vol 1’, Does economic growth really make our lives better? Anthropologist Jason Hickel says it’s killing us, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality in The Sims 3: Chapter 18.

*Title inspired by a quote from the movie Dodgeball, coz we’re that highbrow!

Michael Palmyre giving his talk ‘Are We Using Design to Make the World a Less Valuable Place?’, which is featured on this episode.

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This episode features a talk by designer and anthropologist Michael Palmyre: ‘Are We Using Design to Make the World a Less Valuable Place?’. You can watch this talk here and it is also embedded below.

We’re also joined by Mike for an additional discussion on some background for the talk, the importance of challenging dominant narratives and ideologies, and the all-important Sydney versus Melbourne debate.

This discussion continues on episodes 197 and 198, focusing on reactions to the talk and elaborating on some of the themes covered.

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Clips:

MarthaPrecarious (The Supermarket Song)’, Michael PalmyreAre We Using Design to Make the World a Less Valuable Place?’, Gil-Scot Heron ‘New York is Killing Me’.