Left Anchor

Philosophy, politics, and the left.

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Saturday Mar 16, 2024

Today we have Matt Bruenig back on the podcast to talk about his new publication NLRB Edge, the problems with US labor law, and why the ACLU is filing a lawsuit attempting to blow a giant hole in union rights.

Friday Mar 08, 2024

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Who Is Grieved? - 306

Thursday Feb 29, 2024

Thursday Feb 29, 2024

Today we are discussing Donald Trump's numerous legal fines, and then Judith Butler's concepts of precarity and grievability, specifically as they apply to the war in Gaza. 

Monday Feb 19, 2024

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Friday Feb 09, 2024

This time we've got David Dayen to talk about House Republicans' failed effort to impeach DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, pass an immigration bill, or get through military aid to Israel, as well as David's piece about the failings of American democracy. Enjoy!

Saturday Feb 03, 2024

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Oppenheimer Reconsidered - 302

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024

Wednesday Jan 24, 2024

We're talking Oppenheimer in time for awards season. Enjoy!

Thursday Jan 11, 2024

This time we're talking about the weenie Trump apologists, his bad day in court, Gaza, and broken airplanes. Subscribe here to hear the whole thing! 

Age of Insecurity UNLOCKED - 294

Wednesday Jan 03, 2024

Wednesday Jan 03, 2024

We're taking the week off, so enjoy our episode with Astra Taylor speaking about her book The Age of Insecurity: Coming Together as Things Fall Apart. We discuss how modern capitalism came to produce insecurity on a personal scale, who benefits from it, whether a modern economy can be run with a secure population, and more. 

Tuesday Dec 26, 2023

Merry Christmas! This time we are doing another holiday movie review episode, this time about Children of Men and Die Hard. Subscribe here to hear the full episode!


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This podcast is by journalist Ryan Cooper and academic Alexi the Greek. We talk politics, philosophy, history, current events, and whatever else catches our fancy.

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