/213/ The Leopard Lockdown ft. Adam Tooze

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xwrtn-10d3129 On Covid and the end of the end of history. Adam Tooze joins us to discuss his new book, Shutdown. In 2020 everything changed... so that everything might remain the same. What were the reasons behind the global shutdown? Was…

/204/ Three Articles: People’s Republic of Fleeing

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7xbrq-109384d On Chinese investment, Swiss democracy, and fleeing from Afghanistan. In this Three Articles, we discuss flight or departure in various ways: China opening the gates for its huge savings to spill onto world markets; Switzerland leaving (or remaining outside)…

/189/ Pink Tide Paradoxes ft. Fabio Luis

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pjt87-1008de0 On Latin America's progressive wave and its discontents. A new book on Latin America argues that 'pink tide' governments tried to treat the symptoms of neoliberal capitalism while allowing the underlying situation to worse. We talk to the author,…

Excerpt: /171/ Fukuyama & the End of History ft. Daniel Bessner

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-e9k3e-f7f3f2 This episode is for subscribers only. Sign up at patreon.com/bungacast If liberal democracy has been dethroned, what next?   Francis Fukuyama famously declared the "end of history" in 1989. Has he been misunderstood? Should we understand the declaration in…

/156/ Cosmo-Jihad ft. Darryl Li

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zqn25-f03404 Internationalism used to be a defining characteristic of the Left. Globalism is a defining characteristic of neoliberal capitalism. Both seem to be characteristic of Islamist jihadism. How did Islamist reaction become globalised? How far does Islamist globalism connect to…