RevolutionZ

RevolutionZ

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RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism highlights social vision and strategy. You can join our community and help us grow and diversify via our Patreon Site Page


- 95 - Strategy: Combatting Coup Possibilities with Jeremy Brecher
Oct 18 • 46 min
Episode 95 takes seriously the possibility of Trump trying to remain in office despite losing in 2020 and discusses efforts and means of combatting such a coup attempt.
94 - Strategy - Political Film Making With Amirani
Oct 11 • 65 min
A wide ranging discussion of Amirani’s film making and the broader issues of political film, Hollywood, and activist possibilities.
93 - Vision/Strategy: Thinking About Socialism
Oct 4 • 44 min
Episode 93 of the podcast RevolutionZ discusses three different socialisms, their basis, their features, and the implications for our own future.
92 - Strategy: Dealing with Differences
Sep 28 • 38 min
Episode 92 of RevolutionZ, titled Dealing with Differences, does just that. It discusses some of the kinds of differences that arise among people engaged in activism and suggests some possible approaches to dealing with them.
91 - VisionStrategy - A Rock and a Hard Place
Sep 20 • 17 min
Episode 91 of RevolutionZ addresses the issue of Reform and/or Revolution, using various examples to try to arrive at a useful way of addressing such issues.
90 - C20/Vision.Strategy: Freedom, Responsibility, and Alienation
Sep 14 • 23 min
Episode 90 of RevolutionZ asks and tries to help answer what is freedom, what responsibilities accompany freedom, and what is alienation, and what does any of this imply for efforts to win a better world.
89 - Vision/Strategy - A Class Between Labor and Capital
Sep 7 • 23 min
The PMC, the coordinator class, whatever we call it, what is the relevance of a class between Labor and Capita: What’s the Substance and Why Does It Matter
88 - C20/Strategy: Raise Social costs and an Eviction Crisis
Aug 30 • 23 min
Episode 88 of RevolutionZ discusses the logic of dissent and activism and the on-coming eviction crisis.
87 - Strategy: Reform, Revolution, and Theory
Aug 23 • 37 min
Reform vs revolution; Revolution vs. reform, real question, false question, and what do our concepts have to do with it?
86 - Strategy: Dump Trump then Combat Biden
Aug 16 • 30 min
Episode 86 of RevolutionZ explores the debate over 2020 presidential election strategy trying to present and address the opposed views and find a grounds for unity.
85 - Vision/Strategy: Society and Mental Illness with Sandy Carter
Aug 9 • 41 min
Episode 85 of RevolutionZ is about how current society does handle and how it ought to handle mental illness - for that matter it is about what is and what isn’t mental illness, as well. And, of course, about mental illness in a participatory society.
84 - C20 - Vision/Strategy: Tomorrow’s World Today
Aug 2 • 45 min
Episode 84 of RevolutionZ features Collective 20 addressing features of a desired new world and of methods of attaining it.
83 - C20/Strategy: It’s the Stupid Economy
Jul 26 • 30 min
Episode 83 of the Podcast RevolutionZ presents and looks at the recent essay from the new writer Collective20 (a a group of 24 writers working and publishing together). The essay considers the rush to reopen economies.
82 - Strategy: What’s a Writer To Do
Jul 22 • 18 min
Episode 82 of RevolutionZ take a look at what people write for whom, and discusses what might be effective approaches to writing and publishing - and by extension, reading - in these complicated times.
81 - Q/A: Talking About Writing
Jul 12 • 31 min
Episode 81 of RevolutionZ is a Question and Answer session about writing articles, books, etc. Why do it, what to do, how to do, etc.
80 - C20: Gearing Up Or Dying Down
Jul 5 • 44 min
Episode 80 of RevolutionZ examines a contribution of Collective 20 - making it the first entry in the C20 Sequence. The C20 article focuses on why movements often grow greatly but then, instead of continuing to grow, decline - and on what might be done…
79 - Vision/Strategy: Police, Crime, and Justice
Jun 28 • 35 min
Episode 79 of RevolutionZ seeks to provide ideas bearing on a judicial system for a good society, including regarding what is wrong now, and steps to take toward the better future.
78 - Strategy: Talking with Medea Benjamin
Jun 21 • 54 min
Episode 78 discusses Medea Benjamin and Code Pink and its approaches to activism and organizing - and also the new project Collective 20 of which Medea is a member.
77 - Q/A: Motives and Methods of Media Projects
Jun 14 • 51 min
Episode 77 answers a series of questions put by users about various media projects.
76 - Strategy: Discussing the Progressive International with David Adler
Jun 7 • 43 min
In Episode 76 David Adler a central figure in the new Progressive International answers questions about how it was born, its logic, its components, and its hopes.
75 - Strategy: Talking About Labor With Jeremy Brecher
May 31 • 51 min
Episode 75 of RevolutionZ is a wide ranging discussion of labor history and radicalism in our time and into the future.
74 - Election: SDSers, DSAers, Greens, and 2020
May 24 • 18 min
Episode 74 continues the discussion begun with Howie Hawkins, but this time addressing diverse related election issues.
73 - Strategy/Election: Election 2020 with Howie Hawkins
May 17 • 47 min
Episode 73 of RevolutionZ has as guest Howie Hawkins the likely Greeen Party Candidate for President in 2020. The discussions starts with general Green priorities but quickly gets into issues of the upcoming election with the host and guest defending…
72 - Strategy: Ireland and Activism with Bridget Meehan
May 10 • 41 min
Episode 72 explores issues of organizing and activism while also explaining much about the Irish experience.
71 - Q/A: Corona, Election & Podcasting
May 3 • 29 min
Episode 71, the first in a new Sequence, offers Questions and Answers, this time the host, Michael Albert, answers some submitted questions about the virus crisis, some about the election, and a bunch about podcasting.
70 - Vision: Athletics with Sandy Carter
Apr 26 • 47 min
A Discussion of what athletics might look like in a participatory future, including attention to competition itself.
69 - Strategy: A Life of Activism with Leslie Cagan
Apr 19 • 72 min
Leslie Cagan discusses the many dimensions of activism using her experiences in a lifetime of planning and participating in events, demonstrations, etc.
68 - Vision: Athletics
Apr 12 • 26 min
Episode 68 discusses sports and athletics in a participatory future society, features and implications.
67 - Strategy: Corona Activism With Vincent Emanuelle
Apr 5 • 57 min
Episode 67 of the podcast RevolutionZ, Corona Activism with Vincent Emanuelle, is an extensive and original discussion of facets of organizing particularly in the time of social distancing, but bearing on all times, as well.
66 - Vision/Strategy: Education with Peter Bohmer
Mar 29 • 40 min
Episode 66 further explores issues of education now and in a better participatory future.Our guest is Peter Bohmer.
65 - Vision/Strategy: Journalism with Greg Wilpert
Mar 22 • 53 min
Episode 65 continues the discussion of Journalism for a better society by examining various case studies in the present.
64 - Vision: Education
Mar 15 • 17 min
Education now and in a better future.
63 - Vision: Participatory Journalism
Mar 8 • 20 min
participatory journalism…
62 - Vision: Participatory Health
Mar 1 • 16 min
For Episode 62 of RevolutionZ our focus is health and healthcare, both now, in capitalism, and more so, in a future participatory socialist society.
61 - Election 5 With Norman Solomon
Feb 26 • 57 min
For Episode 61 of RevolutionZ our guest is Norman Solomon and out focus is Election 2020 and, more specifically the Sanders campaign - meaning and prospects.
60 - Vision/Strategy: Talking with Chomsky 1
Feb 23 • 27 min
Episode 60 of RevolutionZ features Noam Chomsky discussing aims, methods, and election 2020 - Part 2 to follow…
59 - Vision - Writing with Justin Podur
Feb 16 • 54 min
Episode 59 of RevolutionZ is a wide ranging discussion of writing and publishing with Justin Podur.
58 - Election 4: Debate and Vituperation
Feb 12 • 23 min
Episode 58 of RevolutionZ is a critical discussion of leftist debate and confrontation, and debate and confrontation in general, stemming from the Open Letter to Greens discussions.
57 - Vision: Visual Art With Jerry Fresia
Feb 9 • 31 min
Episode 57 of RevolutionZ continues our discussions of the arts in a future society. Our guest is the visual artist Jerry Fresia.
56 - Vision: Science and Technology
Feb 2 • 33 min
Science and Technology now and in the future…
55 - Vision: Music and art with Sandy Carter
Jan 26 • 41 min
Discussing making and disseminating music now and in a better future
54 - Vision: Music, Art, Film…
Jan 18 • 29 min
Vision for artistic work…
53 - Strategy 11 - Organizing with Vincent Emanuele
Jan 12 • 50 min
Vincent Emanuele on Organizing in the Midwest
52 - Election 3: Dear Howie Hawkins, Green Sense and Nonsense
Jan 5 • 21 min
An Open Letter to Howie Hawkins of the Green Party
51 - Vision/Strategy: Ecology with Brian Tokar
Dec 29, 2019 • 40 min
Further exploring ecological vision and strategy
Bonus Session: A Listener Review of RevolutionZ
Dec 26, 2019 • 24 min
A Listener Review of RevolutionZ
50 - Vision: Internationalism with Peter Bohmer
Dec 22, 2019 • 50 min
Vision for International Relations
49 - Vision - Ecology or Extinction
Dec 15, 2019 • 33 min
Ecology in a better world…
48- Strategy 10: Transition to Participatory Socialism with Greg Wilpert
Dec 8, 2019 • 55 min
Pitfalls and promise of transcending capitalism
Brief RevolutionZ Update
Dec 5, 2019 • 3 min
A brief update on RevolutionZ’s past and future…
47 - NAR 12: This is the End
Dec 3, 2019 • 17 min
The conclusion of The Next American Revolution sequence.
46 - Vision: International Relations
Dec 1, 2019 • 33 min
An exploration of the kind of international relations we now suffer, and the kind we ought to seek in a better world.
45 NAR 11 - Education Vision and Struggle and Running for President
Nov 28, 2019 • 15 min
More Next American Revolution - education and running for president.
44 NAR 10- Community and Economic Vision - 11/22/19, 11.29 AM
Nov 26, 2019 • 16 min
Community and economic vision as dealt with in the proposed movie, Next American Revolution.
43 - Vision/Strategy 9: Participatory Community 3 with Bill Fletcher
Nov 24, 2019 • 56 min
Further exploration of race, racism, community, and vision and strategy
42 - NAR 9 - Political and Gender vision and more
Nov 21, 2019 • 15 min
Political and Gender vision from the proposed movie, Next American Revolution
41 - NAR 8: Race, organizing, and revolutionary blocs
Nov 19, 2019 • 14 min
The eighth installment of the Next American Revolution proposed movie - featuring issues of race and movement organization.
40 - Vision- Community / Culture 2 with Justin Podur
Nov 17, 2019 • 73 min
Justin Podur on race/community vision and strategy…
39 - NAR7: Some RPS Basics, Economics, and Prison
Nov 14, 2019 • 13 min
RPS basics, plus some class issues and prison organizing.
38 - NAR 6: Hollywood Activism
Nov 12, 2019 • 21 min
The 38th episode of RevolutionZ is the sixth to present a part of the hoped for movie, Next American Revolution. In this segment we learn of various Hollywood organizing, among other events.
How Goes It: A RevolutionZ / NAR News Update
Nov 10, 2019 • 9 min
Updating current circumstances of RevolutionZ and NAR
37 - Vision- Community and Culture 1
Nov 10, 2019 • 17 min
Community and Culture vision for a participatory socialist society.
36 - NAR 5: Class, Economics, Health, and RPS
Nov 7, 2019 • 23 min
This is episode 36 of RevolutionZ - but the fifth presenting the screenplay Next American Revolution in audio format. If considers some economic and health struggles with special emphasis on class issues and the formation of RPS.
35 - NAR 4: Housing, Health Care, and RPS
Nov 5, 2019 • 15 min
The fourth installment of Next American Revolution - with struggle and organizing…
34 - Vision: Parpolity 3 with Stephen Shalom
Nov 3, 2019 • 46 min
Stephen Shalom takes up electoral politics and more…
33 - NAR 3- Immigration, police, housing, and more….
Oct 31, 2019 • 17 min
Another installment of The Next American Revolution
32 - NAR 2- Some Early Struggle and Organizing
Oct 29, 2019 • 17 min
The second episode presenting Next American Revolution, a film, verbally.
31 - Vision: Participatory Kinship 2 with Cynthia Peters
Oct 27, 2019 • 41 min
This episode further explores issues of gender and sexuality in a new society. The guest is Cynthia Peters, long time grass roots activist and author of kinship vision.
30 - NAR 1: A Glance Ahead and Some Early Days
Oct 24, 2019 • 20 min
First episode verbally detailing the proposed film, Next American Revolution.
29 - NAR 0 Introduction
Oct 22, 2019 • 13 min
Introducing a new Sequence presenting a potential film, Next American Revolution
28 - Strategy 8: Power priorities and Government
Oct 20, 2019 • 33 min
Activism, power, and government
27 - Vision: Participatory Kinship
Oct 13, 2019 • 27 min
Ep 27 present kinship vision - a feminist vision for the future.
26 - Strategy 7: Conspiracy Theory or Not
Oct 6, 2019 • 28 min
strategy, conspiracy theory,
25 - Vision/Guest 1: Participatory Polity 2 with Stephen Shalom
Sep 29, 2019 • 70 min
Participatory political vision presented by Stephen Shalom
24 - Vision: Participatory Polity 1
Sep 22, 2019 • 23 min
Setting the stage for addressing new political institutions for a participatory society.
23 - Election 2: To Participate or Not To Participate
Sep 16, 2019 • 26 min
An exploration of reasons for and against Participating in the 2020 U.S. election cycle.
22 - Vision/Strategy 6: Dear DSA
Sep 8, 2019 • 23 min
An Open Letter to DSA about socialism
21 - What Now 1: Seize the Time
Sep 1, 2019 • 23 min
Possible reactions to RevolutionZ so far…
20 - Strategy 5: Some basic strategic implications
Aug 25, 2019 • 25 min
Implications of participatory socialism for strategy
Episode 19 - Vision: Evaluating Participatory Socialism
Aug 18, 2019 • 52 min
Evaluating Participatory Socialism against stringent criteria of economic justice, well being, and viability.
18 - Vision: Disputing Participatory Socialism 3
Aug 11, 2019 • 63 min
Presenting and Responding to Chomsky on Vision…
17 - Vision: Disputing Participatory Socialism 2
Aug 3, 2019 • 52 min
Ehrenreich raises concerns that Albert replies too.
16 - Election 1: Overview Entering Election Season
Aug 1, 2019 • 28 min
Observations on entering the 2020 Election Season
15 - Vision: Disputing Participatory Socialism 1
Jul 28, 2019 • 46 min
Responding to mainstream critics of Participatory Economics/Socialism
14 - Vision: Participatory Planning
Jul 21, 2019 • 27 min
Presents an alternative to markets and central planning for economic allocation.
13 - Strategy 4: Reforms, Reformism, and Seeds of the Future
Jul 17, 2019 • 23 min
Considering reforms, reformism, and seeds of the future
12 - Vision: Central Planning, Markets, Or What?
Jul 14, 2019 • 20 min
A good economy can’t have markets or central planning for allocation.
Update 2: RevolutionZ So Far
Jul 11, 2019 • 6 min
The Experience so far…
11 - Vision_Strategy 3: Class Rule or Classlessness
Jul 9, 2019 • 34 min
Building movements that can attract and retain working class participants and elevate working class leadership.
10 - Strategy 2: The Size of Movements
Jul 3, 2019 • 30 min
Growing Movement membership, and retaining it.
9 - Vision: Disputing Balanced Jobs
Jun 30, 2019 • 24 min
Defending balanced job complexes against criticisms that would leave us with corporate divisions of labor
A Brief Introduction to RevolutionZ
Jun 24, 2019 • 4 min
A brief introduction to RevolutionZ.
8 Vision: Who Does What
Jun 23, 2019 • 20 min
Presents current and desired future work structure - who does what with what implications, now and in a better future.
6 - Strategy 1: Why Strategy?
Jun 16, 2019 • 17 min
Why strategy matters…and some aspects of it.
7 - Vision: Who Decides What
Jun 16, 2019 • 25 min
Self management why’s and wherefors.
5 - Vision: The Property Problem
Jun 9, 2019 • 11 min
Solving the problem of what to do about private ownership of resources and businesses.
Update - RevolutionZ So Far, and Soon
Jun 9, 2019 • 6 min
Summarizing the RevolutionZ experience so far…
4 - Vision: Defending Equity
Jun 3, 2019 • 20 min
Defending equity income.
3 - Vision: Meritocracy and Income
May 22, 2019 • 14 min
What should govern how much people earn for their work…we try to answer.
2- Vision: Ethics Matters
May 20, 2019 • 18 min
Settling on values suitable for guiding social vision.
1 - Why Vision / Why Strategy
May 19, 2019 • 15 min
Why RevolutionZ emphasizes Vision and Stategy