When Populism Meant Collective Strength Against a Rigged System
Canadian Survivor of Prostitution Fired From Women’s Shelter Over Feminist Views
Vincent joins me for a discussion about grassroots organizing, class based issues in today’s political climate, and his thoughts on moving the conversation past wokeism or anti-wokeism.
Working Class Organizing with Vincent Emanuele
Given all this progress, it’s hard not to believe in the “prosperity presumption,” the belief that the world, as a whole, is getting better. Indeed, techno-utopians who adhere to the prosperity presumption also hold the belief that any form of technological stagnation is antithetical to progress. Some of the biggest technologists fall under this category.
The Progress Paradox: Revisiting Steven Pinker’s Brand of Optimism
Take Nobody’s Word For It: Sophie Watson
“Identity Politics is Being Pushed Because it Disrupts Class Analysis” -Hamza Watani
“A Lot of Adult Gays and Lesbians Quietly, Secretly Agree” -Arty Morty
Some are calling this migration the “beginning of the gold rush," others are comparing Substack to the old Internet, while others are likening it to the early newsletters of the 17th century. In some ways, Substack does harken back to the old blogosphere; it is reminiscent of a former Internet, and elicits a certain sense of nostalgia. As tempting as it is to see this as a step towards building a rich information ecosystem, I fear this mass migration will simply re-organize the establishment class in new ways and create more toll booths on the information highway.