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417: Hypothetical carbon sucking machine gosplan (w/yungneocon)

We are joined by everyone's favorite tweet thread boi, @yungneocon, to talk about whether Soviet-style central planning is any more or less capable of addressing ecological crises than capitalism. We also discuss our favorite leftist policy guy, Matty B.

Thread on forced settlement: https://twitter.com/yungneocon/status/1120483025593282561

Thread on energy & ecology: https://twitter.com/yungneocon/status/1094707171361767424

Big buncha free books: https://twitter.com/yungneocon/status/1118335036246364161

Sources mentioned by yungneocon:

Against the Grain - James C. Scott (Ryan also highly recommends this one)

Farm to Factory - Robert C. Allen

A New Welfare Theory - Albert & Hahnel

The Mirage of an Economics of Knowledge - Philip Mirowski

What every environmentalist needs to know about capitalism - Magdoff & Foster

The Origins of Fossil Capital - Malm

Protocol - Alexander Galloway

Soviet Faiths & Lost Alternatives

From Newspeak to Cyberspeak

The Entrepreneurial State

Seeing Like a State - James C. Scott

Magnetic Mountain

415: You have questions, we’ve got wizards

We asked listeners for some Qs that we could A. Kris and Ryan discuss Attack on Titan and Black Clover.

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411: Business is when you throw a shoe at work

Show Notes

The other sabotage episode is 218

Outro: All is Stupid - Win a Sheep Free

311: “The Gang Tries to Learn LTV”

In this corner, weighing in at 210 IQ, representing the infallible modern future sight of the ghost ideology, Ryan "the greatest epic genius of all time" Salisbury!

And in this corner, weighing in at 209 IQ, representing 150-year old pseudo-intellectual pig slop, Kris "pretty good but not quite as good as Ryan" Nivens!

Ding ding ding!

Here's the (still WIP) article we're talking about

P.S. Guess what, I was right about the Google search URL. This is a useful talent that I am proud of.

310: If you’re by yourself is it called a “onesome”?

I poked my head out from my depressive video game hole long enough to record a new episode for youse. Kris was too busy to do the podcast this week, so it's just me, Ryan.

Topics: Host bios // When will the collapse happen? // Private ownership of the MoP // Will automation displace us? // Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Questions from:

@halfasstroknot 
@CheechGuevara 
@shtpostscarcity

214: Capital as Power 1: Why CasP/What is Capital?

The first of our Capital as Power (CasP) series, where we begin with why CasP is needed and how it defines capital. If there was anything that was unclear or that you think was incorrect, you can DM me @HandleOfRy.

Capital as Power by Shimshon Bichler and Jonathan Nitzan

205: Capitalism, Hierarchy, and Energy

We talk to Blair Fix, a graduate student at York University in Canada, about his fascinating research examining energy and hierarchy and the relationship between hierarchy and personal income. I sound tired in the intro because I was, but the interview was recorded on a different day, so I don't sound so much like a lazy slug in the rest of the episode.

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