The Michael Brooks Show

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Public feed for The Michael Brooks Show, a weekly politics and culture analysis show.

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  • 140 - Woke Bros Assemble! (From a Distance) ft. Wosny Lambre  Nando Vila

    140 - Woke Bros Assemble! (From a Distance) ft. Wosny Lambre & Nando Vila

    20/05/2020 Duração: 01h45min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs  We need an alternative to libertarian surveillance & authoritarian surveillance  Woke bros assemble! From A distance to talk The Last Dance and watch Stacy Abrams realize  she won’t be VP  During the GEM, why is Kroger cutting pay in a pandemic. 

  • 139 - ReOpen For Who? ft. Adolph Reed Jr.  Maximillian Alvarez

    139 - ReOpen For Who? ft. Adolph Reed Jr. & Maximillian Alvarez

    13/05/2020 Duração: 02h03min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Avoiding magical thinking about neoliberalism and covid.   Maximilian Alvarez (@maximillian_alv) joins us to talk about working during COVID   Adolph Reed Jr. breaks down his political journey, anti-essentialism, and the problem with the 1619 project    During the GEM, David Griscom @davidgriscom shows why the reopen orders  aren’t  about economic growth, they are about breaking labor.

  • Teaser - Sunday Show: The Imperial Side of LA  Austerity Attacks History Itself ft. Daniel Bessner

    Teaser - Sunday Show: The Imperial Side of LA & Austerity Attacks History Itself ft. Daniel Bessner

    10/05/2020 Duração: 01min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Silicon Valley still less powerful than LA, from a global empire standpoint. NatSec script doctors. Austerity and History. The IDW as status-quo naturalizers. Why do certain fields get funded in America and how critical they are of US empire. How to defend history as a discipline. Cross-occupational organizing. Check out Daniel's book here and his twitter @dbessner

  • 138 - Toward Freedom  Who Wants War With China? ft. Touré F. Reed  Dareece Polo

    138 - Toward Freedom & Who Wants War With China? ft. Touré F. Reed & Dareece Polo

    06/05/2020 Duração: 01h45min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs We need to understand the financial interests behind ratcheting up tensions with China.  Toure Reed joins us to talk about his new book “Toward Freedom: The Case Against Race Reductionism”  Dareece Polo (@dareecetelesur)  joins us to talk about how the Caribbean is uniting to resist imperialism.  During the GEM, David Griscom breaks down how the US sanctions have devastated Iran and prevented them from responding to the COVID crisis. 

  • Teaser - Sunday Show - American Labor: Unions, Movements, and the Future ft. Dustin Guastella

    Teaser - Sunday Show - American Labor: Unions, Movements, and the Future ft. Dustin Guastella

    03/05/2020 Duração: 02min

    Dustin "Dino" Guastella, director of operations for Teamsters Local 623 in Philadelphia, joins us once again for a discussion of America's labor institutions. How did Dino get involved in the labor movement. What is the historical arc of organized American labor power. Working-class vs. liberal consciousness. Lula and the PT in Brazil. The rise in labor actions and future landscape. Why unions lined up behind Biden? The need for working-class candidates.

  • 137 - Class Matters  How To Be World Champions ft. Judah Friedlander  Yolian Ogbu

    137 - Class Matters & How To Be World Champions ft. Judah Friedlander & Yolian Ogbu

    29/04/2020 Duração: 01h58min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Class still matters. Yolian Ogbu (@yolian_ogbu) joins us to talk about strikes in the time of Covid-19. During the GEM, David breaks down the coming rent crisis. Judah Friedlander (@judahworldchap) makes his TMBS to talk politics and comedy.

  • Teaser - Sunday Show: Trump, Freud, and the Centrist Death Drive ft. Russell Sbriglia

    Teaser - Sunday Show: Trump, Freud, and the Centrist Death Drive ft. Russell Sbriglia

    27/04/2020 Duração: 02min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs

  • 136 - Quarantine Wisdom ft. Dr. Cornel West

    136 - Quarantine Wisdom ft. Dr. Cornel West

    22/04/2020 Duração: 01h48min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To get hours more content weekly, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs   How Covid Is affecting the Global South  We are joined by the great Cornel West for much needed wisdom.  During the GEM, David breaks down how global finance is working to undermine a humane response to the crisis in Argentina and across the globe. 

  • *Unlocked* 135 - Postgame ft. Ben Burgis  Joshua Kahn Russell

    *Unlocked* 135 - Postgame ft. Ben Burgis & Joshua Kahn Russell

    18/04/2020 Duração: 02h01min

    To access the postgame and more bonus content every week, become a member at patreon.com/tmbs What should our strategy toward Joe Biden be? Your boss is spying on you. Hitchens on disingenuous attacks on the USSR. And Joshua joins us for another Rebel Music History.   

  • 135 - The Return of War Communism ft. Slavoj Žižek  Paul OConnell

    135 - The Return of War Communism ft. Slavoj Žižek & Paul O'Connell

    15/04/2020 Duração: 02h21min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To get hours more content weekly, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs The Labour Leaks revealed the neoliberal rot never left   Obama’s uninspiring Biden endorsement    Paul O’Connell (@pmpoc) joins us to talk about the Labour Leaks, Keir Starmer, & the unlearned lesson of Brexit.   During The GEM, David breaks down the changes in oil production & how we need to respond to the crisis.   Slavoj Zizek calls in to talk about our war communism

  • 134 - #ShutdownAmazon ft. Richard Wolff  Chris Smalls

    134 - #ShutdownAmazon ft. Richard Wolff & Chris Smalls

    08/04/2020 Duração: 01h47min

    This is an unlocked premium episode of TMBS. To get hours more content weekly, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs We need to reclaim the local. Shoutout to the Kerala government & the Teamsters. RICHARD Wolff (@profwolff) joins us to talk about what this crisis means for the capitalist system. We are joined by Chris Smalls (@shutdown_amazon) to talk about the Amazon strikes. During the GEM, David breaks down the winners and losers of the covid crisis. 

  • UNLOCKED 135(P) - Dont Let A Crisis Go To Waste ft. Joshua Kahn Russell (Part 1)

    UNLOCKED 135(P) - Don't Let A Crisis Go To Waste ft. Joshua Kahn Russell (Part 1)

    07/04/2020 Duração: 40min

    This is an unlocked premium episode of TMBS. To get hours more content weekly, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Joshua Kahn Russell, executive director of the Wildfire Project, and TMBS regular joins us to discuss the idea crisis should be capitalized on politically and what our current coronavirus pandemic presents as far as opportunities and challenges.

  • Teaser - 138(P) - Part 2: Revolution in Mozambique  Rhodesian Reaction ft. Brian Mier

    Teaser - 138(P) - Part 2: Revolution in Mozambique & Rhodesian Reaction ft. Brian Mier

    05/04/2020 Duração: 02min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs  Brian Mier of Brazil Wire joins us for part two of our discussion of the Portuguese colonization of Mozambique and life of Samora Machel. The struggle to remove the Portuguese colonial government. The enactment of Machel's education principles and the mobilization of Rhodesia's racist shock troops. RENAMO, the Heritage Foundation, and the fascist international. The ultimate corruption of FRELIMO.

  • Teaser - 137(P) - Part 1: Portugal Colonizes Mozambique  Samora Machel ft. Brian Mier

    Teaser - 137(P) - Part 1: Portugal Colonizes Mozambique & Samora Machel ft. Brian Mier

    03/04/2020 Duração: 02min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Brian Mier of Brazil Wire joins us to discuss the colonization of Mozambique and Samora Machel. The brutal Portuguese colonization model. "Non-renumerated labor," until 1961. The anti-colonial push. Where did Samora Machel come from and what was his approach to anti-colonialism?

  • *UNLOCKED* 134(P) - The War on Coronavirus ft. Srećko Horvat

    *UNLOCKED* 134(P) - The 'War' on Coronavirus ft. Srećko Horvat

    02/04/2020 Duração: 36min

    This is an unlocked premium episode of TMBS. To get hours more content weekly, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Srećko Horvat, philosopher and co-founder of the Democracy in Europe movement, joins us this week to discuss internationalism in the face of Covid-19 and authoritarian nationalism. Declaring "War" on the Virus. The specific challenges the moment poses to the left, and rare window of possibility it presents.

  • 133 - Trump, China,  Viral-Stage Capitalism ft. Abby Martin  Liz Franczak

    133 - Trump, China, & Viral-Stage Capitalism ft. Abby Martin & Liz Franczak

    01/04/2020 Duração: 02h04min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs The pandemic is accelerating global crises.  Shoutout to workers standing up against the exploitation during the pandemic.  Abby Martin (@abbymartin) joins us to talk about how the US is using the crisis to target Venezuela and how it is using sanctions to pursue empire.  During the GEM, (@DavidGriscom) breaks down the fundamental goal of COVID Capitalism, to maintain the current power dynamics.  Liz Franczak (@liz_franczak) breaks down the crucial questions does Cuomo have a piercing? And how can we bridge the gap between reality and conspiracy? 

  • 136(P) - Dont Let A Crisis Go To Waste ft. Joshua Kahn Russell (Part 2)

    136(P) - Don't Let A Crisis Go To Waste ft. Joshua Kahn Russell (Part 2)

    29/03/2020 Duração: 02min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Part 2 of our conversation with Joshua Kahn Russell, executive director of the Wildfire Project, and TMBS regular, discussing the idea crisis should be capitalized on politically and what our current coronavirus pandemic presents as far as opportunities and challenges. What it means that a virus has challenged capitalism's ability to coerce and mobilise labor.

  • 135(P) - Dont Let A Crisis Go To Waste ft. Joshua Kahn Russell (Part 1)

    135(P) - Don't Let A Crisis Go To Waste ft. Joshua Kahn Russell (Part 1)

    28/03/2020 Duração: 01min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Joshua Kahn Russell, executive director of the Wildfire Project, and TMBS regular joins us to discuss the idea crisis should be capitalized on politically and what our current coronavirus pandemic presents as far as opportunities and challenges.

  • 132 - End Capitalism or Itll End Us ft. Ronan Burtenshaw  Milton Allimadi

    132 - End Capitalism or It'll End Us ft. Ronan Burtenshaw & Milton Allimadi

    25/03/2020 Duração: 02h06min

    We have a choice capitalism or democracy    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Ronan Burtenshaw (@ronanburtenshaw) joins us to talk about the UK response, and the challenge socialists have proving to people that things can change things.    David breaks down the role of the FED and reminds us that we should be democratizing it as quickly as possible.    Milton Allimadi (@allimadi) joins us to share wisdom about lessons from Cuba & the Belt & Road initiative 

  • 134(P) - The War on Coronavirus ft. Srećko Horvat

    134(P) - The 'War' on Coronavirus ft. Srećko Horvat

    22/03/2020 Duração: 02min

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Srećko Horvat, philosopher and co-founder of the Democracy in Europe movement, joins us this week to discuss internationalism in the face of Covid-19 and authoritarian nationalism. Declaring "War" on the Virus. The specific challenges the moment poses to the left, and rare window of possibility it presents.

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