Ford Fischer joins the show to discuss his work as an independent journalist capturing footage of events of public interest. We discuss some of the incidents he has captured such as the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally; including a man brandishing a firearm. We talk about how his footage has been used by everything from documentaries to court cases. We talk about how YouTube has demonetizedhis channel, even after Google used it for one of their videos. We additionally talk about the importance of having a non-state gathered video of events. We also discuss why children should go to school.
Logan Marie Glitterbomb joins the show today to discuss green market agorism. We discuss using the second hand market to reduce doing business with the white market. We discuss using crypto-currency and other means to limit interaction with the banks. We talk dumpster diving. We talk about how right libertarians are spooky nerds. We talk free market environmentalism. We talk stealing stuff. We talk outreach and conversion of right libertarians in the Libertarian Party. We talk using political action as a soapbox for direct action and we talk some Libertarian Party stuff (someone buy Nick Sarwark a #HiddenCommie hat).
April 19, 2019 / james / Comments Off on Episode 27: Building a Despooked World in the Shell of the Old
On this episode I am joined by Jae Em Carico to talk how political action can be used by anarchists to further anarchist ends. How we can gain media attention for our cause to spread a message using politics as a soapbox. We talk ways to build a new world, ideas to start the revolution by creating a world we would like to see before we abolish the state to make workers lives better now. We talk about the importance of having marginalized people in leadership roles in our movement, and how the police are terrible.
March 22, 2019 / james / Comments Off on Episode 26: Libertarian Socialist Caucus of the Libertarian Party and Other Spooky Stuff
On this episode I am joined by Kevin Shaw to discuss the Libertarian Socialist Caucus. We talk political activism through the electoral system. We talk about Anarcho-“Capitalists” as potential allies of Libertarian Socialists. We talk the long history of left libertarians being involved in the LP. We talk how economic systems aren’t necessarily to blame for failing countries but the authoritarianism. We talk how about Tom Woods and his past involvement in white supremacist organizations. We talk how small town cops are just as terrible are the big city cops. We talk Andrew Yang and a UBI.
I am joined by Luke Henderson of Being Libertarian to discuss their new book Igniting Liberty. We also talk about universal basic income. We talk rising cost of education. We talk Jair Bolsonaro and why some right libertarians are supporting him. We talk Murray Rothbard being a spooky nerd and the libertarian to alt-right pipeline paleo strategy. And we talk about the cause of the Civil War, spoiler alert: it’s slavery.
On this episode I am joined by Sandra Salas, we talk about her run for Congress in Pennsylvania’s special election in the 7th District which received international press attention. We talk about the fan mail she has received since her run and what she does when she is sent dick pics. We talk about what the future holds for her political career. We talk about the “thot audit”. We talk drug and prostitution decriminalization. We talk about how Vermin Supreme could be the LPs best chance at 5%. We talk about the best songs to strip to. We talk the Libertarian Party’s tendency to run milquetoast moderates who don’t even get media attention.
November 24, 2018 / james / Comments Off on Episode 23: When You Find Out Someone You Know is a Spooky Nazi Nerd
This is probably the first show I have every felt the need to put trigger warnings before, in this episode domestic violence is discussed and in the links to the show notes contains recordings of domestic abuse allegations.
On this episode I am joined once again by Alexandria Brown to discuss her book, A Noble Person Does Not Sin, detailing her former relationship with Charlottesville “Unite the Right” organizer Augustus Sol Invictus. She has been fighting for years to bring light to domestic abuse allegations made known to her by his former girlfriend. We talk about her recent victory in getting a book de-platformed from Amazon using a DMCA claim. Since bringing these allegations to the public Alexandria has been targeted by neo-nazi followers of Augustus and was publicly outed as a sex worker. This is a cautionary tale of how monsters can hide in plain sight among us.
I am joined by David Sebast, founder of Workers for Freed Markets. We discuss the project and what it hopes to accomplish. We discuss how he came to a freed market anti-capitalist mutualist position on economics. We discuss intellectual monopoly laws and how they manipulate the prices of pharmaceutical drugs.
On this episode I’m joined by Brian Ellison, we talk about his dealings with the Royal Oak PD in his protesting of police killings. We talk gif/jif. We talk about the Mike Shipley vs Patrick Smith Debate. We talk about how capitalism is state rule by and for those who hold large amounts of capital. We talk history of the anarchist movement coming from socialism. We talk about the “not fully” eugenics program the Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate for Michigan Bill Gelineau has proposed.
September 16, 2018 / james / Comments Off on Episode 20: Despooking the LP; or How Bottom Unity Can Abolish the State
On this episode I’m joined by Mike Shipley to talk about left libertarian activism within the Libertarian Party. We talk about Mike’s journey to classical libertarianism. We talk about using the political system as a soapbox to get more attention for our activism and spread an anarchist message. We talk about the rebirth of interest in socialism in the United States and how we can attract those Bernie Sanders Democrats to to libertarian socialism and anarchism. We talk about anarchist unity united against all authoritarianism, and we talk about how ancaps are some spooky nerds.