• Ep. 56: Jacobin’s “Autopsy Report”: We Could Have Told Them So (and We Did)

    The anti-neoliberal “left” has long argued that it can win over much of Trump’s white-nationalist base by offering economic populism and social-democratic programs. Yet Jacobin’s own recent “autopsy report” suggests that this just ain’t so. In this special Thanksgiving/Hanukkah episode of RFH, Brendan and Andrew wonder whether the Jacobinites will choose to ignore their own advice. The co-hosts think it is too little, too late in any case. They also say “we could have told them so” and “we have told them so.” They then support this last contention with encore presentations of excerpts from RFH episodes of the past two years. The excerpts deal with the motivations of Trump’s base, the implosion of the Bernie Sanders campaign, the Black Lives Matter uprising’s repudiation of Jacobin’s color-blind populism, and more.

    Radio Free Humanity is co-hosted by Brendan Cooney and Andrew Kliman, and sponsored by Marxist-Humanist Initiative (https://www.marxisthumanistinitiative.org/ ). [...]



Radio Free Humanity is a podcast covering news, politics and philosophy from a Marxist-Humanist perspective. It is co-hosted by Brendan Cooney and Andrew Kliman. We intend to release new episodes every two weeks. Radio Free Humanity is sponsored by MHI, but the views expressed by the co-hosts and guests of Radio Free Humanity are their own. They do not necessarily reflect the views and positions of MHI.


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