In part three, we move from the Californian Ideology to talk about the Californian reality: class, suburbs and social mobility. We meet up with Joel Kotkin to discuss the new Californian class structure and the end of the Californian dream. Also, more bar chat, as friend of the podcast, Tim Abrahams, joins us to chat about the idea of LA, Californian urbanism and mobility.
#CaliBunga is a special multipart series on the Californian Ideology: the seemingly paradoxical hybrid of New Left and New Right ideas - the synthesis of hippies with yuppies, all tied together with the promise that technology might liberate us.
Thanks to UC Irvine School of Humanities for sponsoring this series.
Excerpt: /85/ Reading Club No.1
/84/ How To Fail Better ft. Adam Proctor
Excerpt: /83/ Now It's Syrizous
/82/ Socialist Trumplandia ft. Eric Blanc
/79/ CaliBunga: Tech, Drugs & Capitalist Soul, Pt. 4 [UNLOCKED]
/80/ CaliBunga: Tech, Drugs & Capitalist Soul, Pt.5
Excerpt: /79/ CaliBunga: Tech, Drugs & Capitalist Soul, Pt. 4
Excerpt: /77/ CaliBunga: Tech, Drugs & Capitalist Soul, Pt. 2
/76/ CaliBunga: Tech, Drugs & Capitalist Soul, Pt. 1
Excerpt: /75/ Synthesis Session: Order Not Freedom
/74/ Order Not Freedom ft. Quinn Slobodian
/72/ Frankly Awesome Lefty Conversation ft. Aaron Bastani [UNLOCKED]
Excerpt: /73/ Eurosads ft. Anton Jäger & Catarina Príncipe
Excerpt: /72/ Frankly Awesome Lefty Conversation ft. Aaron Bastani
/71/ Trustworthy Propaganda ft. Glenn Greenwald
/70/ In Defence of Universalism ft. Kenan Malik
/69/ Boiled Lobsters ft. Angela Nagle
/68/ Big Money Talk ft. Doug Henwood
/67/ Legacies of Postmodernism ft. Catherine Liu
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