Posts Tagged ‘working class’

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We look beyond individual ethics to explore the role of various positions in society and how these different positions shape the worldview of those who hold them. We mainly focus on the role of landlords, or as they are now known in Victoria, “rental providers”. We also cover the roles of the police, military and the employing class.

We finish the show by discussing our recent trip to Queensland and Trump supporters, cancel culture, Monopoly and the catchphrase for the pandemic.

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Ariana GrandePositions’, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeSILENCE!!’, Peep Show ‘Sophie Leaves Mark’, Bill Hicks ‘Sleep and the Message’ – from the album ‘Salvation’, WeezerIsland In The Sun’, Stella DonnellyU Owe Me’, Songbird.

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During the election campaign, Trump argued that “Republicans have become the party of the American worker”. Nick is joined by Nic (previously of Bitchy Shitshow and Vegan Warrior Princesses Attack, now doing the new show Pynk Spots) to discuss this claim and break down the US election result and a lack of focus on class and economic inequality from the Democrats.

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NOFX ‘The Marxist Brothers’, BaseketballPlayoff Tiebreaker’, The Simpsons ‘“Recount” scene from “The Simpsons”’, LowkeyDaily Duppy’.

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We’re joined by politics professor Jason Brownlee who discusses the Bernie Sanders campaign for President, the Democratic primaries and the 2020 US election.

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Sailor Socialism’ – Deleted video from InfoWar’s interview with Dasha Nekrasova, Aren LeBrun ‘Bernie 2020 – Which Side Are You On?’, Joe Glazer ‘Solidarity Forever’.

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Sick of hearing about President Trump? Us too…so here is some more Trump coverage! We discuss the election result and the importance of the Left moving beyond ‘progressivism of the rich’.

To analyse the election and the fall-out, we draw on Naomi Klein, Thomas Frank, Bernie Sanders and Russell Brand.

There’s a discussion of left-wing critiques of identity politics and an anarchist defence of identity politics – thanks to Rebecca from Anarchist Affinity. For more on identity politics, check out our 117th episode.

There’s also a breakdown of who voted for which party based on race, income etc.

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Morrissey ‘America is not the World’, LazertitsBoss Bitch’, South ParkKumbaya My Lord’, Russell Brand The TrewsTrump. Right. Okay, the world’s gone nuts (E372)’, B. DolanWhich Side Are You On?’ – for more versions of this classic song, check out Which Side podcast.

You can listen to a short (11 minute) version of this episode, which features our discussion on Trump and class, here: Who Are These People Who Voted for Trump?. You can subscribe to these short versions of our episodes through Omny.