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Posted by Alexander Jerri

Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:

Brexit, Pursued by Despair - Laurie Penny [The Baffler]

“There is no negotiation whatsoever”: Union leader Douglas Izzo talks about labor rights in post-coup Brazil - Brian Mier [Brasil Wire]

#31M: Brasil Prepares For General Strike - Brasil Wire

Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future - Thomas Shapiro [Basic Books]

Listen Liberal: Or, Whatever Happened to the Party of the People? - Thomas Frank [Metropolitan Books]


And further recommended reading:


A Planet of Trumps
 - Alfred W. McCoy [In These Times]

Putin Derangement Syndrome Arrives - Matt Taibbi [Rolling Stone]

Agroecology Case Studies - Oakland Institute

The Anarchism of Blackness - William C. Anderson & Zoé Samudzi

Lipstick Fascism: On Lana Lokteff, the women of the alt-right, and the feminization of fascism. - Sam Miller [Jacobin]

The Zuma Dilemma: Hell No, he just won’t go! - Ranjeni Munusamy [Dailiy Maverick]

 


Posted by Alexander Jerri

Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:

Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the new Social Conservatism - Melinda Cooper [Zone Books]

What is at Stake in the Romanian Protests? - Florin Poenaru [LeftEast]

Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future - Raoul Martinez [Pantheon]

Hezbollah: The Political Economy of Lebanon's Party of God - Joseph Daher [Pluto Press]

And further recommended reading:

How a Russian Steel Oligarch and Putin Ally Is Profiting from the Keystone XL Pipeline - Steve Horn [DeSmog Blog]

The Paranoid Style in American Politics - Richard Hofstadter [Harper's]

With Executive Order on Policing, Trump Declares Racialized War on Dissent  - Flint Taylor [Truthout]

Making COIN The modern history of an unstoppable bad idea - Tim Shorrock [The Baffler]


Posted by Alexander Jerri


Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:

In the Long Run We're All Dead: Keynesianism, Political Economy, and Revolution - Geoff Mann [Verso Books]

Assessing Obama: Labor and Trade - Michelle Chen [Jacobin]

Trump's Choice of Gorsuch Endangers Civil, Human and Environmental Rights - Marjorie Cohn [Truthout]

The Private Deportation Machine - Karina Moreno [Jacobin]

The (dis)information mercenaries now controlling Trump’s databases - Paul-Olivier Dehaye [Medium]


And further recommended reading:

If Your Party Doesn’t Appeal To Young People, It Will Wither And Die - Nathan J. Robinson [Current Affairs]

On the Travel Ban: An Interview with Darryl Li - Atreyee Majumder [Cultural Anthropology]

On Borders / Race / Fascism / Labour / Precarity / Feminism / etc. - Angela Mitropoulos [Base]

Refugees are already vigorously vetted. I know because I vetted them - Natasha Hall [Washington Post]

With Muslim Ban, Trump and Bannon Wanted Chaos, but Not Resistance - Laleh Khalili [Truthout]

Beyond Resistance – Defeating Trump’s Burgeoning Dictatorship - Elliot Sperber [Counterpunch]

Police in Chicago Public Schools operate with no special training and little oversight - Yana Kunichoff [Chicago Reader]

Interviews for Resistance series - Sarah Jaffe [In These Times]


Posted by Alexander Jerri

Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:

 

The Patient War: What awaits Trump in Afghanistan - May Jeong [Harper's]

Chicago's Brutal Example - Flint Taylor [Jacobin]

I Have A Scream - Brian Foley [Counterpunch]

Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer Got Punched—You Can Thank the Black Bloc - Natasha Lennard [The Nation]

Advertising Shit In Your Head: Strategies for Resistance - Anonymous [Dog Section Press]

 

And further recommended reading:

 

Key Trump Donor Stands to Profit from Order to Approve Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines - Steve Horn [DeSmog Blog]

Think the Women's March wasn't radical enough? Do something about it -  Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor [The Guardian]

The decimation of the Democratic Party, visualized - Phillip Bump [Washington Post]

Assessing Obama - Jacobin

Trump Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself - Das Magazin [Antidote Zine]

Inaugurating a New Movement - Michell Chen [Dissent]

Ordoliberalism and the Death of Liberal Democracy - Salvage Zone


Posted by Alexander Jerri

Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:


Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein
 - John Nixon [Blue Rider Press]

Senator-Elect and Former Paramilitary Leader Guy Philippe Arrested on Drug Charges - Jake Johnston [CEPR]

Rex Tillerson Could Be America's Most Dangerous Secretary of State - Antonia Juhasz [In These Times]

The Concept of the Wall - Elliot Sperber [ROAR Magazine]


Posted by Alexander Jerri

Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:

The New Red Scare - Andrew Cockburn [Harpers]

How Centrists Failed Immigrants - Dan Denvir [Jacobin]

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War - Viet Thanh Nguyen [Harvard University Press]


Posted by Alexander Jerri

Here's what Chuck is reading to prepare for Saturday's show:

No More Work: Why Full Employment Is a Bad Idea - James Livingston [UNC Press ] / Fuck Work - James Livingston [Aeon]

We Demand That The Washington Post Retract Its Propaganda Story Defaming Naked Capitalism and Other Sites and Issue an Apology - Yves Smith [Naked Capitalism]

Why Anti-Trump Protests Matter - Sarah Jaffe [Rolling Stone] / Fractures in Trumplandia - Sarah Jaffe [email list]

Clash in German forest as red line is crossed - Deutsche Welle

Trump Eats the Planet - Ashley Dawson [Verso Blog]


Posted by Alexander Jerri

 

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe’s Crisis and America's Economic Future

Yanis Varoufakis
Interview

 

The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers

Joseph Hickman
Interview

 

Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War

Leila Al-Shami and Robin Yassin-Kassab
Interview

 

Coming to Our Senses: Affect and an Order of Things for Global Culture

Dierdra Reber

Interview

 

The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution

Micah White

Intrview

 

Evicted: Power and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond

Interview

 

Feeding the Future: School Lunch Programs as Global Social Policy

Jennifer Geist Rutledge

Interview

 

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Interview

 

The Limousine Liberal: How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America

Steve Fraser

Interview

 

Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Thomas Frank

Interview

 

The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions

Andrew Hacker

Interview

 

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

Andrés Reséndez

Intrview

 

The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker

Katherine J. Cramer

Interview

 

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Ibram X. Kendi

Interview

 

Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Russell Hochschild

Interview

 

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Carol Anderson

Interview


Posted by Alexander Jerri

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy - Heather Ann Thomspon [Pantheon]

America needs a network of rebel cities to stand up to Trump - Kate Shea Baird and Steve Hughes [Medium]

Four Ways to Look at Standing Rock: An Indigenous Perspective - Kayla DeVault [YES! Magazine]

Dead Pledges Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture - Annie McClanahan [Stanford University Press]

A Blueprint for a New Party - Seth Ackerman [Jacobin]