Episode 900: There Is An Alternative But What Does It Look Like?
Back in the first edition of the politics podcast, Angela Nagle spoke to us about the origins of the alt-right. At that time, the political right across the West seemed to be establishing a stranglehold on the foreseeable future.
Front page of The Economist in #London: “The new nationalism” https://t.co/MnR4jLBoUL #Trump #Putin #NigelFarage #LePen pic.twitter.com/xsXbIo884H
— Bahman Kalbasi (@BahmanKalbasi) November 19, 2016
Since then, Angela has published a book, Kill All Normies – and in politics, a lot has changed in a short time. Heralded by Bernie Sanders, and now powered by Corbynmania, Socialism is BACK! How did this happen? Might we be on the verge of the biggest political change since WW2?
— Dean (@DeanCoombes) May 31, 2017
And what happens next? Is this resurgent socialism even really socialism? Corbyn’s popularity suggests the age of There Is No Alternative is over. We know there’s an alternative – it’s out there somewhere – but what is it going to look like?
We also discuss your internet self and your real self, 1 star and 5 star reviews, martial arts 4 hours a day, and why do we accept the current working week as the norm.
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