Excerpt: /296/ Last-Gasp Neoliberalism (Trussonomics)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-f8nh9-12edca8 On Trussonomics.   [Patreon Exclusive]   Having stumbled upon a successful recipe under Boris Johnson which would see greater state intervention, Britain's Tories then pivoted to a much more pro-market approach. But the markets haven't liked it – they've…

/286/ What Was Communism? ft. Branko Milanovic

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pgv57-12b743a On Communism's historic role.   We talk to renowned Serbian-American economist Branko Milanovic about growing up in Yugoslavia and how, in much of the world, History never ended. We then dedicate much of the episode to discussing Branko's claim…

Excerpt: /280/ Three Articles: Liberal Nationalism

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-t468r-12938f2 [Patreon Exclusive] With European liberals waving Ukraine flags, how might the war and escalating geopolitical tensions between major power be prompting a return to nationalism and patriotism? Is it just a means for elites to extract sacrifices from the…

Anti-Politics & Beyond (Munich Book Launch – Audio)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8qh4q-1248bf2 If the End of History was characterised by post-politics, and the 'populist decade' of the 2010s dominated by anti-politics, then how should we understand more recent phenomena? Are the following of a qualitatively different nature to anti-politics, namely: the…