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705: The Deeply Uncool Zone (SLAS Ch 3 & 4)

Ryan and Tura cover chapters 3 and 4 of Seeing Like a State by James Scott.

This is part of an ongoing series, I recommend listening to the previous episodes if you haven't already.

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Also check out Vida's extremely good talk on childhood trauma

704: Fredo, son of Fredo son of Fredo (SLAS Ch 2)

Chapter 2 of Seeing Like a State, with Sam (@mathmansam)

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yungneothread on anti-semitism

Sam mentioned: Falguni Sheth, Towards a Political Philosophy of Race

703: Whoops We Killed the Whole Forest, but Rationally (SLAS Ch 1)

Ryan and Nate (@theRadicleLeft) of the Works in Theory podcast kick off a series about Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott.

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702: YIMBYs and NIMBYs and All Kinda IMBYs!

Well, as it turns out I was not able to release this episode before a new COVID strain came out. Ah well. Nevertheless, this is about housing.

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701: Cyberjunk 2077

We are back for 2021!

Ryan, Emily (@minusplnp) and John (@ExJohnValdez) talk about the latest big blockbuster video game

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Resources to help trans people on Rainy TERF Island:

Petition to the BBC to stop platforming hate groups

Funding a legal challenge to anti-transgender court ruling

A charity fund for trans healthcare run by Emily's clinic

Srsly Neighbors 1: Economics as Horseshit

Srsly Wrong and Neighbor Science present their first crossover episode, Wrong Science; Neighbor Wrong; Srsly Neighbors. 
Aaron, Shawn, and Ryan discuss some of the foundational assumptions of neoclassical economics, which are so ridiculous they're almost unbelievable.

Show Notes (contains a lot of information we didn't cover in the episode)

 
Books referenced:

A State that Forces Everyone to Do Handicrafts, Pt.2 (w/Samuel Miller McDonald & yungneocon)

This is a two-part episode. Part 2 will come out next week.

Samuel Miller McDonald (@sjmmcd) and yungneocon (@yungneocon) come on the show to critique several articles on degrowth

Samuel's Website

Be sure to check out Samuel's upcoming book: https://twitter.com/thebookseller/status/1317087909254733828 

Articles we discuss in this episode (not just in this part):

John Cassidy's Article

Noah Smith's Article

Blogspot Article

 

Additional resources:

C4SS article on degrowth

Robin Hahnel article that attempts and fails to debunk degrowth (PDF)

yungneothread on degrowth

617: A State That Forces Everyone to do Handicrafts, Pt. 1 (w/Samuel Miller McDonald & yungneocon)

This is a two-part episode. Part 2 will come out next week.

Samuel Miller McDonald (@sjmmcd) and yungneocon (@yungneocon) come on the show to critique several articles on degrowth

Samuel's Website

Be sure to check out Samuel's upcoming book: https://twitter.com/thebookseller/status/1317087909254733828 

Articles we discuss in this episode (not just in this part):

John Cassidy's Article

Noah Smith's Article

Blogspot Article

 

Additional resources:

C4SS article on degrowth

Robin Hahnel article that attempts and fails to debunk degrowth (PDF)

yungneothread on degrowth

616: How Expensive was Roman Wal-Mart?

Solo episode. I talk about the Edict on Maximum Prices and Ancient Roman political economy.

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615: Dunking on Sports Team Owners (w/Abdul Malik)

Abdul Malik (@socialistraptor) talks about the political economy & politics of sports (mostly basketball)

Sorry if the quality isn't as good as it usually is, I'm in bad shape and can't spend much longer on the computer than I have to.

Abdul's article on the sports strike

Abdul's Writing

Recommendations mentioned in the episode:

Hoop Dreams
Lenny Cooke
The Eagle Huntress
The Game is not a Game
abdulymalik.com
Peace by Chocolate

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