Excerpt: /158/ Three Articles: Cosmopolitan Austerity & Control

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-tazxe-f11ed0 Full episode is for subscribers only. Sign up at patreon.com/bungacast In this latest Three Articles, we discuss cosmopolitanism, the end of austerity (maybe?) and social control in the pandemic. Readings: Is cosmopolitanism our destiny?, Aris Roussinos, Unherd Meet the Philosopher Who Is…

Excerpt: /151/ Reading Club: Full Employment

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-y8fkt-edffc0 Episode for patrons $10+. Subscribe at patreon.com/bungacast This month we discuss Polish economist Michal Kalecki's landmark essay, "The Political Consequences of Full Employment". This follows on from our recent free episode, 'It's Not Robots, It's Capitalism' (ep 149) focusing…

/149/ It’s Not Robots, It’s Capitalism ft. Aaron Benanav / Liz Pancotti

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kh9f6-ecb86f On unemployment. The Covid crisis has led to millions out of work - but the situation was none too rosy before, either. Post-crisis recoveries seem increasingly 'jobless', while the overall labour force participation rate keeps falling as people drop…

/59/ Übermenschen of Capital Pt. 3 ft. Leigh Phillips & Michal Rozworski

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-h8c39-a4948f On democratic planning. Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski propose we look at Walmart and other giant corporations as sites of planning, not of markets -- and that this fact proves planning works. Rather than rely on markets and market…