DS #104b: Richard Webster

June 24, 2017

It's the conversation too dangerous for live television. (Also I'm not allowed on television.) I sit down with my friend Richard Webster to dissect the concepts of white privilege, intersectionality, class warfare, and why capitalism is immoral. Join us with an open mind and let us know what you think.

Twitter: @DukeSkath (Eric) and @RealRichWebster (Rich)

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DS #104: Robots Love Trump

June 12, 2017

Terrorism, infrastructure, Russia, Jehovah's Witnesses, charter schools, Oxford commas, and robots who love Donald Trump. Enjoy!

Full show notes at http://www.fbesp.org/synapse/

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DS #103b: Ben Terrall

May 14, 2017

In which I interview my buddy and comrade from the struggle to free East Timor, Ben Terrall. We discuss his 'zine, Namaste Motherf#%$er, what gentrification means, and how to stay sane in the age of Trump. 

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DS #103a: Mala Ghoshal

March 18, 2017

In which I interview my good friend and activist comrade Mala Ghoshal. We discuss politics, New College, the state of the world, and her life as a communist at Twin Oaks.

Tweet me: @DukeSkath

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DS #103: Epidemic Levels of Elite White Collar Fraud

March 11, 2017

Earth is being overrun with fascists and scumbags, but the resistance lives! Join Eric P for another long-awaited missive on Trump, political discourse, economics, education, killer robots, and hip-hop. No show notes this time -- just listen and enjoy!

Feedback please -- @DukeSkath

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DS#102: Stabbing Kids is Wrong!

December 26, 2016

Top Links

Current Events

Economics

Education

Killer Robots, Etc

Hip-Hop

ATCQ: "We the People"

 

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DS#101a: Interview with Sofia Ali-Khan

November 12, 2016

To confront the existential horror of President Trump, I'm joined by my longtime activist friend Sofia Ali-Khan. We discuss our lives as progressive rabble-rousers, educators, and Americans. We sort through the problems we face and some concrete steps for action. Let's get to work, everybody!

Links to things we discussed:

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DS #101: Hecka Rando

October 7, 2016

This week is a random mish-mash of stuff, from mindfulness to Trump. I haven't been saving news articles because the first month of school is always insane. But I still have things to talk about! 

We'll be back soon with a normal show filled with news stories about current events, war, human rights, economics, education, and hip-hop. 

Thanks for listening and please get in touch -- https://twitter.com/DukeSkath
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DS #100: Glamour, Guns, and Girlfriends

August 12, 2016

For our 100th episode, we've got something very special: Nothing! (We'll do something special, like a live recording, another time.) Instead, here's a fun-filled breakneck journey through Obama's feminism, Trump's psychosis, TayBot's love for Hitler, and awesome hip-hop from French-Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux. Enjoy!

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DS#99a: Interview with Sarah Schulman

August 9, 2016

After a hiatus of more than eight months, the Didactic SynCast is back. Join me for a conversation with legendary author and activist Sarah Schulman. We discuss her new novel The Cosmopolitans (based on La Cousine Bette by Honoré de Balzac), the ACT UP Oral History Project, the Boycott/Divest/Sanctions Movement, writing, politics, life, and a dozen other topics.

As always, get in touch through Twitter ( @DukeSkath ) or email ( esp(at)fbesp.org ).

Here are links to events and resources we discussed:

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