How does anarchist philosophy apply to our everyday lives? Every other week, we’ll discuss why a piece of your life or culture is all about Mutual Aid.

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Dec
27

113. The Ranters -- Nigel Smith (English Revolution)

Radicalism in the English Revolution gets to the Ranters, the radical group of protestants who may or may not have
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Dec
20
111. Graeber's Debt: Chapter 4, Cruelty and Redemption

111. Graeber's Debt: Chapter 4, Cruelty and Redemption

Debt Chapter 4, in which Jesus and Nietzsche show up!
Dec
20
110. Luddism: 19th Century Direct Action against TechnoCapitalism -- Brian Merchant

110. Luddism: 19th Century Direct Action against TechnoCapitalism -- Brian Merchant

I'm joined by Brian Merchant to discuss his new book, Blood in the Machine. Brian argues persuasively that
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Dec
20
109. Anarchism is...Homeschooling -- Andrewism

109. Anarchism is...Homeschooling -- Andrewism

In a break from the two ongoing series, in this week's episode I'm joined by the
Dec
20
112. The Puritan Christmas Wars -- Diane Purkiss (English Revolution)

112. The Puritan Christmas Wars -- Diane Purkiss (English Revolution)

Diane Purkiss joins me to discuss the Christmas Wars, in which Puritans attempted to prevent the celebration of Christmas in
Nov
28
108. Radicalism in the English Revolution 4: Oliver Cromwell - - John Morrill

108. Radicalism in the English Revolution 4: Oliver Cromwell - - John Morrill

John Morrill, whose work I first encountered in Mike Duncan's podcast about the English Revolution, joins me to
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Nov
15
107. Debt Discussion 3: Anthropology and Everyday Anarchism with Bill Maurer

107. Debt Discussion 3: Anthropology and Everyday Anarchism with Bill Maurer

For the third episode of Debt Discussions, the anthropologist Bill Maurer joins me to talk about Chapter 3 of Debt,
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Nov
14
106. Radicalism in the English Revolution 3: The Diggers -- Ariel Hessayon

106. Radicalism in the English Revolution 3: The Diggers -- Ariel Hessayon

Ariel Hessayon returns to discuss The Diggers, the radical group whose farming community most closely resembles the ideas of anarchist
Nov
01
105. Graeber's Debt: Chapter 3, Primordial Debts

105. Graeber's Debt: Chapter 3, Primordial Debts

Continuing my series on Graeber's Debt, this episode looks at chapter 3, which introduces the other big myth
Oct
25
104. Radicalism in the English Revolution 2: The Levellers -- Rachel Foxley

104. Radicalism in the English Revolution 2: The Levellers -- Rachel Foxley

Emerging from both civilian and military backgrounds, the Levellers were a radical group who advocated for expanded voting rights and