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Life Elsewhere

The Wobblies. Red Cinema.

Ahmed White: Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers In 1917, the Industrial Workers of the World was rapidly gaining strength and members. Within a decade, this radical union...

A Conversation With Steve Turner

Before I pressed record, I shared this true story with Steve Turner. Bruce and John of SubPop came to me and said, “You know John Peel, right? Could you send him some of our records?”...

Wreckless Eric Is Wreckless Eric, Again

As Wreckless Eric he needs little introduction — he wrote and recorded the classic Whole Wide World and had a hit with it back in 1977. Since then it’s been a hit for countless other...

The Long-Building War On Democracy

David Neiwert The Age of Insurrection: The Radical Right’s Assault On American Democracy From a smattering of ominous right-wing compounds in the Pacific Northwest in the 1970s, to the shocking January 6, 2021 insurrection at...

A Unique History Of The West. A Love Letter To A Transgender Child.

Naoise Mac Sweeney –  The West: A New History In Fourteen Lives Prize-winning historian Naoíse Mac Sweeney delivers a captivating exploration of how Western Civilization the concept of a single cultural inheritance extending from ancient...

The Opinions Of Dr. Kampmark

Media Responsibility. Can the outrage over CNN’s “Town Hall” with Trump be a case of the pot calling the kettle black? After all Trump was good for ratings as the head of CBS said before...

Sex Is Confusing.

“It’s incredible the amount of hate I have received from people who haven’t even read my piece” Agustin Fuentes on the extraordinary response to his recent essay for Scientific American titled, “Here’s Why Human Sex...

Keeley Moss On Floating Above Everything Else

Keeley, fronted by singer, guitarist, songwriter and enigmatic Dubliner Keeley Moss, took time out from a hectic schedule to chat their debut album Floating Above Everything Else. The album showcases the breadth of Keeley’ssongwriting, bristling with lush harmonies, muscular beats...

Feminist Patriots Or Patriotic Feminists?

When America became a nation, a woman had no legal existence beyond her husband. If he abused her, she couldn’t leave without abandoning her children. Abigail Adams tried to change this, reminding her husband John...

Two Minutes That Changed History

A bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at 2:54 a.m. on October 12, 1984. It was the last day of the Conservative Party Conference at the Grand Hotel in the coastal town of...

Belief & Climate Change

Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...

A Conversation With Jason Yamas

After Jason’s world falls apart in LA, he moves to Berkeley for a fresh start with his kid brother. Just one problem: his long-closeted Adderall addiction has exploded into an out-of-control crystal meth binge. Within...

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