This group will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7pm CST. Sessions are expected to run 90 minutes, give or take a quarter hour. The first session will be February 8, from 7-8:30pm CST. The format for the group will be to literally read Marx together. We will start with Das... Continue Reading →
Dustbowl Diatribes 11: Cutrone Convo Postgame
Laurie and Spencer spend some time unpacking the significance of their latest interview with "the last Marxist," Chris Cutrone. Cutrone is one of our favorite Marxist theorists, and talking to him is always thought provoking. Some of the highlights that make this interview different are his ideas on the state of higher education in the US, Cutrone's views on Christianity and church, and his discussion of possible future scenarios including climate change social and economic disruptions. Please fill out this form to be put on the email list for future Maurin Academy seminars, short series and other events (no donation necessary): https://pmaurin.org/donate/
Dustbowl Diatribes 10: Entering the Cutrone Zone (Interview with Chris Cutrone of Platypus)
Spencer and Laurie interview "the last Marxist", Christ Cutrone about his experience with Catholic Worker-style Christians, the limits of the left, and what is to be done.
Dustbowl Diatribes 8: First Season Recap Pt. 1: Can We Think Without Blinders?
Spencer and Laurie recap the first half of Season 1 of Dustbowl Diatribes, with a focus on our intention and purpose in introducing themes like taking advantage of "the spoils of Egypt," and concepts like metabolic rifts and the abstract domination of capital, as well as interviews that helped us understand why it's so hard to break away from that domination.