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It's Crazy How Many Things Don't Exist, on Immediatism podcast

By request, Immediatism offers eleven new episodes continuing the theme of the Situationist International. Part of the project here is to make key concepts like "detournement" available to listeners who may be unfamiliar, hence the original texts from the Situationist International Anthology. Another goal was to offer a sample of the response gotten by the SI, and for this purpose (and because it was one of the texts requested by a listener!) Jean-Pierre Voyer's There Is No Society of the Spectacle was chosen from the book It's Crazy How Many Things Don't Exist.

Lost Texts of Laurence Labadie on Immediatism podcast

The essay "Anarcho-Pessimism: The Lost Writings of Laurence Labadie," by Chord, has been read on Immediatism podcast over two episodes, 688 and 689. In addition to having introduced each section of the Ardent Press/Little Black Cart book "Anarcho-Pessimism: the Collected Writings of Laurence Labadie," Chord wrote this extensive introduction essay describing Labadie's upbringing, exposure to texts in his father's collection, relation with his father, abandoned attempts at college and career, and eventual interest in anarchism.

Mèo Mun, Anarchist Views from Vietnam

Mèo Mun, Anarchist Views from Vietnam

From The Final Straw Radio

Mèo Mun is an anarchist collective working to make anarchist materials and ideas more accessible to a Vietnamese audience, together with providing an analysis of social struggles from a Vietnamese anarchist lens. Over the next hour you’ll hear three collective members, Mai, Will and tùng share their critiques of leftist misrepresentations of the Vietnamese State as Socialist, lasting impacts of imperialism and war on populations of Vietnam, the centering US imaginaries of Vietnam, the struggles of working class people in general (and queer folks and sex workers in particular) in Vietnam, nationalism promoted by the government and other topics.

All things are nothing to me, on Immediatism Podcast

The entire book, All Things Are Nothing to Me: The Unique Philosophy of Max Stirner, by Jacob Blumenfeld, is read across these fifteen episodes from Immediatism podcast. Start with either the Introduction or Reading Max Stirner. The episodes are labeled so as to serve as a topical resource. Each is 30 or fewer minutes long and starts with a brief intro recapping the previous episode. For a shorter sample of Jacob Blumenfeld's analysis, enjoy just the final two episodes, which stand on their own as one essay on Stirner, Marx, and Communism.

The Russian Political Landscape and Anarchist Prisoners

The Russian Political Landscape and Anarchist Prisoners

This week we’re featuring 2 guests speaking about Russia. First up, John spoke with author and journalist Dmitry Okrest about the state of anarchist and antifascist movements in Russia, the politics of Putin’s United Russia party, nazis and the far right in Russia and successes of the Communist Party in electoral politics. Then, Moscow Anarchist Black Cross member-in-exile, Antii Rautiainen, adds some more detail on repression in Russia, including the hunger strike of Network Case prisoner, Victor Filinkov, calls for solidarity from mathematician Azat Miftakhov and others.

Ecology Issues on Immediatism Podcast

Readings of three texts on issues in ecology are now available at Immediatism.com. Rea Montana's book "EcoPatriarchy: The Origins & Nature of Hunting" is discussed and the full introduction is read in episodes 665-666. "How Deep is Deep Ecology" by George Bradford critiques the ideas and stances of thinkers in deep ecology, and especially analyzes Malthusianism and its effects on deep ecology in episodes 667-670. A second essay by Bradford, "Woman's Freedom: Key to the Population Question" is a book review of Betsy Hartman's "Rights & Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control and Contraceptive Choice," and looks hard at global Malthusian ideologies that affect population control policies and access to contraception in episodes 671, 672. These were all requests and you may send feedback and requests to Cory@Immediatism.com.

Introducing ‘Distroism Now!,’ a New Monthly Podcast

Introducing ‘Distroism Now!,’ a New Monthly Podcast

From It's Going Down

Distroism Now! is a new monthly podcast on It’s Going Down. Each episode is hosted by a different distro, and the style, length and content of each episode is whatever the hosts want it to be. At the end of each episode, the host nominates a new distro to do the next episode.

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