#1123 Preparing for the end of the world, or at least capitalism

Aug 01, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 08/1/2017 Today we look at the state of capitalism, the logical arguments for its inevitable demise and the evidence that the end may more nigh than ever before Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991   Become a member to support the show!  Visit: https://www.patreon.com/BestOfTheLeft   Today's episode is sponsored by Blue Apron.  Get your free meals at: www.BlueApron.com/Best Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Caitlin Moran on the need for a revolutionary upgrade to society - Politics & Prose from @Slate Track One Ch. 3: Song 1:  Revolution - Grandaddy Ch. 4: Act 2: Casey Gerald: The gospel of doubt - @TEDTalks - Air Date 3-12-16  Ch. 5: Song 2:  Capitalism Is Tearing Us Apart - sole Ch. 6: Act 3: Wolfgang Streeck: Surviving Post-Capitalism Coping, hoping, doping & shopping Part 1 - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 2-9-17 Ch. 7: Song 3:  Hit the Wall - GoGoSnapRadio Ch. 8: Act 4: Prof. Richard Wolff on the coming death of capitalism - Upstream - Air Date 12-12-16 Ch. 9: Song 4:  Break On Through - The Doors Ch. 10: Act 5: Wolfgang Streeck: Surviving Post-Capitalism Coping, hoping, doping & shopping Part 2 - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 2-9-17 Ch. 11: Song 5:  Elysium - Mendum Ch. 12: Act 6: What’s After Capitalism? Create Our Next Economy via @TheNextSystem - Best of the Left Activism Voicemails Ch. 13: Recommending book about Woodie Guthrie - Josh from Dallas, TX Ch. 14: Thoughts on technology and addiction - Kyle from Portland Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 15: Final comments on Late Capitalism and “Judeo-Christian Values” Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: TAKE ACTION Help find the answer to "What's Next?" with The Next System Project Read Gar Alperovitz "Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth"  Download resources and organize a Next System Project Teach-In in your community Follow @TheNextSystem on Twitter    EDUCATE YOURSELF Is Capitalism Dying? (Forbes, 2013) ’Is Capitalism Dying?’ (Marxism, 2013)  The Pain You Feel is Capitalism Dying (Joe Brewer, Medium, 2016) Beyond the Minimum Wage Debate: Let's Move Toward a System That Works for All (Democracy at Work) Prof. Richard Wolff debates Fox's Stuart Varney (Democracy at Work) Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Support the show via our Patreon page! Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!