May 23, 2022
Jesi Taylor joins Breht to discuss waste management, how the racialized, colonial and imperialist world order dictates where certain kinds of trash ends up, the impact of landfills on communities, the hyper-localism of recyclying and its effectiveness, the fear of microplastics, and more!
May 20, 2022
Professor Alex Avina returns to the show, this time to discuss the US-Mexico borderlands, its fascinating history, its deep relationship to colonialism and imperialist formation, the current Mexican president AMLO, the spectre of the border in american's minds, and much more.
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May 19, 2022
[ Edit: this was recorded hours BEFORE Biden invoked the Defense Production Act ]
Breht discusses the infant formula crisis and its relationship to capitalist profiteering, how Tucker Carlson displaces blame from the actual ruling class and onto the most vulnerable and defenseless people in our society, how the...
May 14, 2022
Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò joins Breht to discuss his book "Elite Capture". Together, they discuss what elite capture is, how the language of social justice has been co-opted by liberal elites, the difference between deference politics and constructive politics, and much more!