Excerpt: OK Bunger! The Problem of Generations, pt. 5

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cmz75-110e84a The fifth and final part of a series on generational consciousness and conflict. This is an excerpt. For the full episode, subscribe at patreon.com/bungacast In this episode, we examine the Millennials and Generation Z. Uniquely, generation war today seems…

OK BUNGER! The Problem of Generations, pt. 4

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vriqz-11010ad The fourth in a special five-part series on generational consciousness and conflict.   In this episode, we examine Generation X – the generation of the End of History. How was this generation overshadowed by the Boomer's failures? In the…

Excerpt: OK BUNGER! The Problem of Generations, pt. 3

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-p4ygt-10f7e85 The third in a special five-part series on generational consciousness and conflict.   This is an excerpt. For the full 1h40min episode, subscribe at patreon.com/bungacast   In this episode, we examine the Baby Boomers – myth and reality. The…

OK BUNGER! The Problem of Generations, pt. 1

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-a3zvs-10e5a05 The first in a special five-part series on generational consciousness and conflict. In this episode, we look at the current, vexed discourse around generations, and analyse competing theories on how to understand generational cleavages. Guests include: Felix Krawatzek, political…

Excerpt: /212/ Three Articles: Middle-Class Anxieties

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ba6dn-10c96c9 On net-zero, CCP nanny state, and optimised dating.   We start off discussing the HBO series "The White Lotus" before tackling three articles on middle-class anxieties: climate change and pressures on UK living standards; the Chinese state's crackdown on…

Excerpt: /182/ Three Articles: Sporno-Vaxxo-Techno-Populism

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kdxy8-fe67ff In this latest Three Articles, we examine the rise of 'techno-populism', look at the EU's vaccine debacle, and question whether cinema - and popular culture in general - is being desexualised and pornified at the same time.   This…

Excerpt: /179/ The Hobbyist Left ft. David Swift

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8qcdt-fc4aa3 How to address the political problems of leftwing parties today?   Liverpudlian historian David Swift argues that the problem is hobbyism - people for whom politics constitutes their identity rather than expressing their interest in social and political change.…