Welcome to 2018! In this episode Jon (@JonPiccini) and Dave (@withsobersenses) look into the swirling mists of the crystal ball of class struggle and try to work out what’s going on in 2018 and what happened in 2017. It’s a wide ranging chat about race, class, Invasion Day, strikes that didn’t happen and plebiscites. Will the experiments in radical social democracy continue to gain traction? What’s #changetherules all about? What plans do thinkers for capital have if any at all? Is capital accumulation chugging along nicely or is a debt fuelled financial crisis about to explode? What about bananacoin? All this and more!
Stuff we talk about includes:
Novara Media – Faultlines: Liz Fekete on Racism, Europe and the New Right
Ben Pennings – Buying Time To Beat Adani
Tony Birch – On Sovereignty
Endnotes – The Holding Pattern
Humphrey McQueen – 150 years young Marx’s Capital
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