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The Michael Brooks Show

Apr 30, 2024

TMBS 139 aired on May 12th 2020.

Episode summary:

Avoiding magical thinking about neoliberalism and covid.

Maximilian Alvarez (@maximillian_alv) joins us to talk about working during COVID.

Adolph Reed Jr. breaks down his political journey, anti-essentialism, and the problem with the 1619 project.  

During the GEM,...

Apr 23, 2024

TMBS 138 aired on May 5th, 2020

Episdoe summary:

We need to understand the financial interests behind ratcheting up tensions with China. 

Toure Reed joins us to talk about his new book “Toward Freedom: The Case Against Race Reductionism” 

Dareece Polo (@dareecetelesur)  joins us to talk about how the Caribbean...

Apr 16, 2024

TMBS 137 aired on April 28, 2020.

Episode summary:

Yolian Ogbu tells us about organizingessential workers in the Covid era.

Comedian Judah Freidlander talks comedy, politics, and being a world champion.

Also, Not Being Naive & responding to  “Why Americans Don’t Vote Their Class.”

On the GEM, our economic crisis...

Apr 9, 2024

TMBS 136 aired on April 21st 2020 

Episode summary:

How Covid Is affecting the Global South.

We are joined by the great Cornel West for much needed wisdom.

During the GEM, David breaks down how global finance is working to undermine a humane response to the crisis in Argentina and across the globe.


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