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Surveillance has been Normalized but so has Self-Censorship

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Presidio modela - panopticon prison in CubaRevelations like those from Snowden and the Pegasus Project have this same unexpected and counterintuitive effect. Instead of rejecting the control, we increasingly...

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Surveillance has been Normalized but so has Self-Censorship

The Underground Episode 7: Media Watch — the Pegasus Leak

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In this episode, Sasha and Nesim are joined by Plebity writer Rozali Telbis to discuss the recent revelations about the spyware Pegasus—produced by Israeli company NSO Group—which is used...

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The Underground Episode 7: Media Watch — the Pegasus Leak

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Pegasus, Pandemics, and the Normalization of Surveillance

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Pegasus All around the world, digital tools are being used in various ways to monitor data and control access. Privacy experts have long warned that these digital tools are not...

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Pegasus, Pandemics, and the Normalization of Surveillance

Breaking up the Tech Giants is not Enough

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MonopolyMonopoly used to be understood in a kind of one dimensional space, how a company may have gained dominance in its industry. However, today’s tech monopolies exist in multidimensions;...

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Breaking up the Tech Giants is not Enough

Lisa Marchiano: A Return to Embodied Wisdom

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Lisa MarchianoIn this episode, Lisa Marchiano joins me to talk about her new book Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself. Lisa Marchiano is a Jungian analyst, author, and podcaster. She...

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Lisa Marchiano: A Return to Embodied Wisdom

The Underground Episode 6: Big Tech, Censorship, and Capitalism

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The Underground Episode 6In this episode, we discuss the power a few big tech companies have amassed when it comes to who can say what. To have the power...

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The Underground Episode 6: Big Tech, Censorship, and Capitalism

Sean McCarthy on How the Left Can Find its Relevance Again

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The Underground Episode 4 liberalismIn this clip from Sasha and Nesim's interview with Sean McCarthy, Sean explains what he thinks the left needs to focus on in order to...

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Sean McCarthy on How the Left Can Find its Relevance Again

The Wi Spa Incident

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The Underground Ep 5In this clip, Nesim and Sasha speak to their guests Charles Love and Wilfred Reilly about the recent Wi Spa incident, where antifa protestors violently harassed...

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The Wi Spa Incident

Stella O’Malley: the Plight of Parents with Gender Dysphoric Children

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Stella O'Malley Sasha is joined by psychotherapist and writer Stella O'Malley to discuss her new organization for parents of gender-questioning kids, Genspect. They talk about the gender medicine industry, the...

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Stella O’Malley: the Plight of Parents with Gender Dysphoric Children

McCarthyism, Political Courage and High Noon

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Anti-reds posterWitch hunts in various forms are one of those recurring themes of human history. One variation, known as McCarthyism, has returned recently, at least in the lexicon. The...

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McCarthyism, Political Courage and High Noon

The Underground Episode 5: Is Capitalism Amoral? with Charles Love and Wilfred Reilly

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The Underground Ep 5In this episode, Sasha and Nesim are joined by Charles Love and Wilfred Reilly to continue a discussion on capitalism that started on the Cut the...

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The Underground Episode 5: Is Capitalism Amoral? with Charles Love and Wilfred Reilly

Nadine Strossen on the Importance of Consistent Principled Support of Free Speech

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Nadine Strossen interviewNadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU, joins Sasha to discuss a range of issues that revolve around freedom of expression including cancel culture, at-will employment laws,...

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Nadine Strossen on the Importance of Consistent Principled Support of Free Speech

Anti-Oppression Politics is a Red Herring to Divert Our Attention from Empire, Inequality, and Class Solidarity

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Why are the rich so much better at uniting around class issues than the plebes? Outrage is a sentiment that feels so pure and so right. When it is pointed at injustice and burns bright inside of us...

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Anti-Oppression Politics is a Red Herring to Divert Our Attention from Empire, Inequality, and Class Solidarity

What Canada’s Church Arsons Reveal About the ‘Progressive’ Country

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Metlakatla Indian Residential School, group of students posing on outside steps, date unknown On Canada Day, July 1, 2021, a Catholic church in East Vancouver, B.C. was vandalized with...

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What Canada’s Church Arsons Reveal About the ‘Progressive’ Country