Antonio Gramsci – Ideology & Hegemony

Antonio Gramsci was a leader of the Italian Communist Party He was imprisoned by the Mussolini Regime in 1926 and remained there for 20 years. During this time he wrote extensively in what is now famously known as “The Prison Notebooks.” These are essays by Gramsci that total thousands of Continue Reading

Tania Li: Capitalist Ideology & The Torture Of Meritocracy

LBW: But as you explore I mean there’s other costs that came in that were unanticipated I would imagine by most people and so instead of say everybody doing very well in a very prosperous year where the crop the yield was great and everybody’s okay we’re doing good this Continue Reading

Are Americans Ready for Democracy, Islamophobia for Dummies on Wisconsin Protests

Welcome to Islamophobia for Dummies. The step by step guide to seeing how ridiculous Islamophobia really is. Today’s episode is inspired by the satire article “Are Americans Ready for Democracy” (David Berreby) – In the name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful – The uprisings in the Middle Continue Reading

17. The Frankfurt School of Critical Theory

Prof: As we get into social perspectives on literature and art, you may ask yourself out of idle curiosity, or perhaps even peevishly, “Why Marx? Why so much Marx? Why is it Marx who seems to stand behind the idea that the social criticism of art is the best and Continue Reading

The Shortcomings of Religion and the Coming Revolution, with Roberto Unger

For over 200 years the world has been set on fire by a revolutionary message. The message is that every individual human being is divine. That all of us despite the constraints and humiliations that surround us can share in a greater life and share even in the attributes that Continue Reading

Why You Believe in God and Capitalism

Hello everybody! A lot of capitalists seem to assume people who don’t work, yet still get a share of resources, are socialists gaming the system, when one could easily say they’re actually capitalists profiting off the work of others. Identical behavior viewed from different perspectives. I guess it depends on Continue Reading

Alternative Ideologies Of World Countryballs #4

Stany Zjednoczone Ameryki Królestwo Ameryki Stany Zjednoczone Ameryki Socjalistycznej Skonfederowane Stany Ameryki Stany Zjednoczone Kanady Kanada Socjalistyczna Kanada Kanadyjska Unia Faszystów Stany Zjednoczone Meksyku Trzecie Imperium Meksyku Socjalistyczny Sojusz Meksykański Nacjonalna Unia Meksyku Republika Filipin Sułtanat Sulu Socjalistyczna Republika Filipin Związek Filipiński Republika Indonezji Imperium Majapahit Socjalistyczna Republika Indonezji Kraj Continue Reading

Peterson vs Zizek: Livestream Tickets

hi everyone I’m in Manhattan today talking to my publishers penguin Random House about my next book but I thought I’d take this opportunity to make an announcement that you might find of interest as some of you may know and the rest of you are learning now I’m debating Continue Reading

The Rise Of Sweden’s Far-Left Militants

we’re in Sweden is May Day and we’re on our way to a small place called un shopping where a far-right political party the SVP have gathered for a 300 man march through the streets now they say they’re demonstrating against the European Union there’s a far leftist who were Continue Reading