Douglas Lain's Interviews
The Political Right and Equality (ft. Matt McManus)
In his new book "The Political Right and Equality" McManus presents an intellectual history of the conservative and reactionary tradition, stretching from Aristotle and Filmer to Alexander Dugin and Patrick Deneen. In this episode of Diet Soap McManus discusses his book with Douglas Lain. School of Materialist Research
How Elites Ate the Social Justice Movement (ft Freddie deBoer)
Douglas Lain and Freddie deBoer discuss his new book "How Elites Ate the Social Justice Movement." They explore why left movements fail. In the digital age, social movements flare up but then lose steam through a lack of tangible goals, the inherent moderating effects of our established institutions and political part
Chris Cutrone: Is Capitalism Pregnant with Socialism?
Chris Cutrone's "Cutronezone" featuring a conversation about his 2018 essay "The future of socialism: What kind of illness is capitalism?" School of Materialist Research Link https://schoolofmaterialistresearch.org/Integrated-Credit-Program-Fall-Semester-2023-2024 Buy Chris Cutrone's Book: The Death of the MIllennial
Should Cornel West Join the Democrats
Ben Burgis discusses his essay for Jacobin "Cornel West Should Challenge Biden in the Democratic Primaries" with Douglas Lain in this episode of Diet Soap.
Chris Cutrone on How Capitalism Distorts Us
Chris Cutrone's first book, "The Death of the Millennial Left" is out from Sublation and available now. The pre-orders have shipped. In this episode of the CutroneZone he discusses our contemporary moment from multiple levels. What is happening to anarchists, the Marxists, the social democrats, and the rest of the lef
The Eclipse of Reason and Cancel Culture
Ashley Frawley and Douglas Lain discuss how cancel culture has evolved and been taken up by the State. Ashley will explain value conflict theory and how it relates to and explains our current moment. Listen to the Second Hour on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/posts/84113176?pr=true Support Us on Patreon https://patre