Episode 89: Four Open-Letter Authors Speak Truth to Historical Materialism
The co-hosts are joined by four authors who have recently written open letters to Historical Materialism:
During the segment, reference is made to Marxist-Humanist Initiative’s perspective on “Combatting ‘Post-Truth Politics,’ in Practice and in Theory,” as well as Andrew’s article that first called on Historical Materialism to retract the paper and his response after it refused to do so.
Plus current-events segment on the continuing “F-word” controversy. Brendan and Andrew discuss Jacobin author Daniel Bessner’s recent dismissal of “fascism” as a meaningless term and Jonathan Chait’s revelation of the self-interested “Left-First” agenda underlying that dismissal.
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