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Public feed for The Michael Brooks Legacy Project, conversations about Michael Brooks' life and work. Also the home of old public TMBS shows and newly unlocked shows from before Michael's passing.

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    TMBS ReAir: Ep 26 - Socialism Is Way Cool, Chappelle, & S-Holes ft. Wosny Lambre & Trevor Beaulieu.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 129:59


    TMBS 26 - Socialism Is Way Cool, Chappelle, & S-Holes ft. Wosny Lambre & Trevor Beaulieu first aired on Jan 29, 2018. Episode summary: Michael explains why socialism is for everyone. Shoutout to Nathan Robinson (@NathanJRobinson) who gave a great speech at the University of Connecticut exposing the smug bigotry of the sophist Ben Shapiro. Crew Big Wos (@BigWos) host of Wos Speaks (@WosSpeaks) calls in to talk walking in LA, the Dave Chappelle controversy, and the Grammys. We throw another imperialist who hides their bigotry behind atheism into the pyramid. Trevor Beaulieu (@RickyRawls) host of Champagne Sharks joins us in studio to talk Mia Love, Bernie Sanders, and identity politics. TMBS ReAirs come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on  your podcasts app & on The Michael Brooks Show YouTube Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS Re-air edit by Danny Celentano https://www.patreon.com/BodyPolitic?f... IG/Twitter @Body Politic Media


    ReAir TMBS Ep 25 - The Cartel/Pharma War on YOU ft. Anthony Lappé & Anoa Changa

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 105:54


    TMBS 25 first aired on January 23rd, 2018. Episode summary: Barack Obama calls in to congratulate us on our first 1000 Patreons and promises to support us so long as we remember our place. We talk about how the Democratic Party's lack of strategy allows the GOP to win by default. Shoutout to Bernie Sanders for continuing to show us the way to win. Anoa Changa host of The Way With Anoa (@TheWayWithAnoa) calls in to talk to about her recent trip to Puerto Rico and the ongoing recovery effort in the US territory. We throw a certain wonk journalist and defender of cowardice into the pyramid. Anthony Lappé (@AnthonyLappe) joins us in studio to talk about the secret history of the opioid crisis, from its origin in the Vietnam War to the present day epidemic. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app &  on The Michael Brooks Show YouTube Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS Re-air edit by Danny Celentano https://www.patreon.com/BodyPolitic?f... IG/Twitter @Body Politic Media


    TMBS ReAir: 24 - The First Red Century & History On Fire ft. Bhaskar Sunkara & Daniele Bolelli

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 99:24

    TMBS episode 24 first aired on January 16th, 2018. Here is the episode recap: Michael explains the different ways US presidents have been disparaging and degrading Haiti long before Trump dreamed of running for office. Shoutout to NUMSA the largest metal workers union in South Africa, a radical union that is directly fighting against the neoliberal policies imposed by the South African government. Daniele Bolelli (@DBolelli) joins us to talk history, Taoism, and martial arts. The pyramid is back and we target one of the world's largest financial institutions. Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray) is studio to talk about primitive accumulation, Bolshevism, and his journey to socialism. Michael explains the different ways US presidents have been disparaging and degrading Haiti long before Trump dreamed of running for office. Shoutout to NUMSA the largest metal workers union in South Africa, a radical union that is directly fighting against the neoliberal policies imposed by the South African government. Daniele Bolelli (@DBolelli) joins us to talk history, Taoism, and martial arts. The pyramid is back and we target one of the world's largest financial institutions. Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray) is studio to talk about primitive accumulation, Bolshevism, and his journey to socialism. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on your podcast app & on The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    TMBS Ep. 23 ReAir- #MeToo on the Left & Michael Wolff's Media Lesson ft. Heidi Matthews & Alex Pareene Michael walks us through the link between Steve Bannon and Pat Buchanan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 113:32


    TMBS 23 first aired on 1/9/18:  Episode recap: #MeToo on the Left & Michael Wolff's Media Lesson ft. Heidi Matthews & Alex Pareene Michael walks us through the link between Steve Bannon and Pat Buchanan. Shoutout to the recently elected District Attorney of Philadelphia Larry Krasner for his decision to release 31 staffers from their responsibilities following through on his campaign promises. Heidi Matthews Assistant Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School (@heidi__matthews) calls in to provide a left-wing analysis of the celebrity sexual assault movement and what the #metoo movement means. On his radio show, Right-wing Mandela interviews Peter Thiel about the fallout from Michael Wolff's new book. Alex Pareene politics editor at Splinternews (@pareene) joins us in studio to talk about Bannon's betrayal of Trump, the right-wing grift, and why Tom Steyer has too much money. Michael walks us through the link between Steve Bannon and Pat Buchanan. Shoutout to the recently elected District Attorney of Philadelphia Larry Krasner for his decision to release 31 staffers from their responsibilities following through on his campaign promises. Heidi Matthews Assistant Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School (@heidi__matthews) calls in to provide a left-wing analysis of the celebrity sexual assault movement and what the #metoo movement means. On his radio show, Right-wing Mandela interviews Peter Thiel about the fallout from Michael Wolff's new book. Alex Pareene politics editor at Splinternews (@pareene) joins us in studio to talk about Bannon's betrayal of Trump, the right-wing grift, and why Tom Steyer has too much money. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on your podcast app & on The Michael Brooks Show YouTube Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS  


    TMBS EP 22 ReAir: The Left's 2018 & Wackest People In Media ft. Bill Fletcher, Jr. & Briahna Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 129:37

    TMBS 22 first aired on 1/2/18. Episode 22 recap: We break down the class dimension of the protests in Iran and highlight all the reasons you should never listen to Washington about regime change in Iran. Shout-out to the Redemption Project a group founded by people sentenced to life without parole as children. The group collects stories and narratives to elevate the crucial voices of those who were sentenced as children to life in prison. Bill Fletcher Jr. former president of TransAfrica Forum (@BillFletcherJr) joins us to talk about strategies for the Left in 2018 and the difference between politics and ideology. We have leaked audio from Jordan Peterson's new self-help book. Crew Briahna Joy Gray (@briebriejoy) is in studio and joins us for the pyramid and to talk about the wackest figures in media. We break down the class dimension of the protests in Iran and highlight all the reasons you should never listen to Washington about regime change in Iran. Shout-out to the Redemption Project a group founded by people sentenced to life without parole as children. The group collects stories and narratives to elevate the crucial voices of those who were sentenced as children to life in prison. Bill Fletcher Jr. former president of TransAfrica Forum (@BillFletcherJr) joins us to talk about strategies for the Left in 2018 and the difference between politics and ideology. We have leaked audio from Jordan Peterson's new self-help book. Crew Briahna Joy Gray (@briebriejoy) is in studio and joins us for the pyramid and to talk about the wackest figures in media. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on your podcast app & on The Michael Brooks Show YouTube Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    TMBS ReAir Ep 21 - The Left Will Win & Retake the Internet ft. Vanessa Bee & Corey Pein.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 109:06

    TMBS 21 first aired on 12/22/17, here is the recap: We have leaked audio of Jill Stein's negotiations with the Russians to spoil the election. Shout-out to Stomp Out Slumlords a program hosted by the Washington D.C. branch of the DSA. The group is providing support and assistance to people who are facing eviction in DC, a city that is quickly gentrifying. Vanessa A Bee (@dolladollabille) writer for Current Affairs joins us to talk her new piece “A Public Internet is Possible.” Britney Sneers (@bluepurplerain) of the Institute of Progressive Memetics (@IPM_Tweets) joins us for the last pyramid of 2017.Crew Corey Pein (@CoreyPein) author of “Live, Work, Work, Work, Die” joins us to talk about reasons that we should be optimistic about the future of the Left. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    TMBS 20 ReAir: The Anti-Essentialist Left w/Adolph Reed & Media Nerd Beatdown w/ Will Menaker

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 113:53


    TMBS 20 first aired on December 19th, 2017. Episode recap: Michael analyzes the victory of Cyril Ramaphosa in the ANC's election in South Africa and the need for new struggle against neoliberalism across the globe. We give a shout-out to The Great Lakes Commons Project whose work creating alternative currency has been successful at mobilizing people to defend the Great Lakes from environmental abuse. Adolph L. Reed Jr. professor at the University of Pennsylvania joins us to talk about the anti-essentialist left position and his critique of contemporary intersectionality. Will Menaker (@willmenaker) of Chapo Trap House (@chapotraphouse) is in studio to talk about the three biggest nerds in media Will Saletan, Ben Shapiro, and in the postgame David French. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on your podcast app and on The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS


    TMBS ReAir 19 - Ben Shapiro Sophistry - Ft. Nathan J Robinson, Dick Coughlan, & Alyona Minkovski

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 106:29


    TMBS 19 first aired on December 12th, 2017. Episode Recap: We celebrate the historic Human Rights Day speech by Jeremy Corbyn who challenged the most exploitative aspects of neoliberalism and invoked the legacy of the assassinated Chilean Salvador Allende to guide us toward a new conception of human rights. Shout-out to Luke Mayville (@lukemayville) whose campaign medicaidforidaho.org to get Medicaid expansion on the ballot in Idaho is heating up. Right-Wing Nelson Mandela slams the letdown by twitter lisp Mike Cernovich who humiliated the alt-right. We break down the sophistry of Ben Schapiro with the help of Nathan Robinson (@nathanjrobinson) of Current Affairs (@curaffairs). Dick Coughlan (@dickcoughlan) joins us with a shocking admission about his past, his obsession with nutters, and Dave Rubin's horrendous stand-up. Nation of Islam Barack Obama makes a huge announcement about his new partnership. TMBS Crew Alyona Minkovski (@AlyonaMink) joins us in studio to talk about the sexual predator Roy Moore. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST on The Michael Brooks Show Channel & here on the Podcast App. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS


    TMBS ReAir EP 18: MSNBC Bows To Weird Mike & How To Reclaim Wealth ft. Matt Bruenig & Wosny Lambre

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 105:24


    TMBS 18 first aired on December 5th, 2017, here is the episode recap: Michael explains how there are no sidelines in the culture wars and how MSNBC ruined themselves by taking orders from Mike Cernovich. Shoutout to Cooperation Jackson (@CooperationJXN) a group in Mississippi that is working to empower the people of Jackson, Mississippi through alternative ways of economic organizing. Matt Bruenig (@mattbruenig) founder of the People's Policy Project (@PplPolicyProj) calls in to talk about the importance of having a think tank that looks out for the interests of the people rather than just wealthy donors. Bruenig also breaks down the monstrous GOP tax bill and his recent piece in the New York Times “A Simple For Our Massive Inequality Problem” Matt Binder (@mattbinder) joins us for a special edition of the pyramid. Crew Big Wos (@BigWos) host of Wos Speaks (@wosspeaks) tells us about the ridiculousness of MSNBC's Sam Seder decision, his thoughts on Netflix's “She's Gotta Have It,” and the pressure for black artists. Michael explains how there are no sidelines in the culture wars and how MSNBC ruined themselves by taking orders from Mike Cernovich. Shoutout to Cooperation Jackson (@CooperationJXN) a group in Mississippi that is working to empower the people of Jackson, Mississippi through alternative ways of economic organizing. Matt Bruenig (@mattbruenig) founder of the People's Policy Project (@PplPolicyProj) calls in to talk about the importance of having a think tank that looks out for the interests of the people rather than just wealthy donors. Bruenig also breaks down the monstrous GOP tax bill and his recent piece in the New York Times “A Simple For Our Massive Inequality Problem” Matt Binder (@mattbinder) joins us for a special edition of the pyramid. Crew Big Wos (@BigWos) host of Wos Speaks (@wosspeaks) tells us about the ridiculousness of MSNBC's Sam Seder decision, his thoughts on Netflix's “She's Gotta Have It,” and the pressure for black artists. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST on The Michael Brooks Show Channel and here on the Podcast App. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS Re-air edit by Danny Celentano https://www.patreon.com/BodyPolitic?f... IG/Twitter @Body Politic Media


    ReAir TMBS Ep 17: Zimbabwe's New Dawn? & Sneaker Monopolists w/ Mike Hanna & Jade Hoye

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 105:00

    TMBS 17 first aired on November 28th, 2017, here is the episode recap: Michael breaks down how the attack on net neutrality is part of a larger attempt to enclose the commons and the crucial similarity it has to the GOP tax plan. Shout Out to Café Sheroes a café in Agra, India run by survivors of acid attacks that is creating a support structure and positive community for women. Al-Jazeera UN Correspondent Mike Hanna (@mjahanna) talks to us about the events in Zimbabwe and what the elevation of Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals about the country. Then he walks us through some of the lessons for South Africa from what has happened in Zimbabwe. Maoist Bernie Sanders announces his growing gulag list for when he takes the presidency in 2020. Jade Hoye (@jade_TBF) producer of The Basketball Friends, and host of Leverage the Chat calls in to talk to us about all of his favorite conspiracy theories, sneaker culture in the NBA, and the limitations in covering basketball in the age of social media. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST on The Michael Brooks Show Channel or here on your podcast app. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS Re-air edit by Danny Celentano https://www.patreon.com/BodyPolitic?f... IG/Twitter @Body Politic Media

    Re-Air TMBS EP 16: Alt-Civilization ft. Adam Proctor & Christopher Ryan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 96:22


    Episode 16: Adam Proctor (@DeadPundits) joins us to discuss the Alt-Right's weaponization of identity politics and how the left can respond without abandoning anti-racist ideals. Then, Christopher Ryan (@ThatChrisRyan) joins us to talk about his book 'Sex at Dawn,' and how anthropology informs the practice of politics. How we are hunter-gatherers in a system that depresses us. Plus, Ben Carson comes clean again and Lena Dunham goes into the pyramid. Episode 16 first aired on November 21th, 2017 TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS    


    RE-Air TMBS - Ep. 15 - Why Evangelicals Can't Quit Roy Moore ft. Ben Mankiewicz & Sarah Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 117:57


    Description of Episode 15: Right Wing Mandela has an important message about Judge Roy Moore and improving young girls self-esteem. Michael explains how the neoliberal center stands in the way of the Left's fight with our true enemy the far-right. You can learn all you need to know to celebrate the 800-year anniversary of the Charter of The Forest. We have Ben Mankiewicz (@BenMank77) host of Turner Classic Movies and of The Young Turks call in to talk to us about how all around awful Harvey Weinstein is. New Republic writer Sarah Jones (@onesarahjones) joins us in studio and tells us about her journey to become a leftist and her new piece “Why Can't Evangelicals Quit Roy Moore?” Episode 15 first aired on November 14th 2017 TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS


    TMBS Re-air Ep 14 - How the Left Wins & Right-Wing Pseudoscience w/ Benjamin Dixon & ContraPoints

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 100:29

    Episode description TMBS EP 14 Originally aired on November 7, 2017. Episode description: We correct the record about Saudi Arabia and Mohammad Bin Salman. Benjamin Dixon host of The Benjamin Dixon Show and Like It Or Not on Content. News (@BenjaminPDixon) talks about centrist Democrats turning on Donna Brazile, strategies to build Left power, and using the system against the system. NOI Barack Obama tells us about why he, unfortunately, had to call off the ANTIFA super soldiers last weekend. We get a call from Natalie host of Contrapoints (@ContraPoints) who debunks myths perpetuated about race and how to respond to people who make ‘scientific' arguments about gender. Natalie also talks about what debates we should engage in and what ideas we should not give a platform to. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    ReAir TMBS - Ep. 13 - The Special Regular Show On Halloween ft. Anoa Changa & Nathaniel Friedman

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 100:58


    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work and TMBS we've decided to re-air every TMBS episode in order, starting with the premiere episode from Episode 13 re-cap: We have audio of Sam Harris interviewing Jordan Peterson who to tells us about how the current culture wars have ruined his relationship with his teaching assistants. Michael Brooks lays out why we should all be wary of falling for convenient conspiracy theories. Anoa J. Changa (@thewaywithanoa) host of The Way With Anoa joins us to talk about how conspiratorial Russian theories are being used to silence black activists. Jabari Brisport (@jabari2017) calls in from the campaign trail to update us on his historic campaign for the New York City Council District 35. Nathaniel Friedman (@freedarko) editor of Victory Journal (@victoryjournal) and columnist at GQ talks about how Giannis Antetokounmpo is breaking down all expectations of watching basketball, the consequences of the Golden State Warriors eminence, and his concept of “liberated fandom.” TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here and on The Michael Brooks Show Channel on YouTube. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS


    ReAiring TMBS - Ep. 12 - Debunking IQ Mythology ft. Wosny Lambre & Hunter Maats

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 90:38

    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work and TMBS we've decided to re-air every TMBS episode in order starting with the premiere, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2_f6_OlD4c&feature=youtu.be Ep 12: Crew member Wosny Lambre (@BigWos) joins us to discuss the launch of his new venture, Leverage the Chat, including his new podcast 'Wos Speaks,' and touch on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Ta-Nehesi Coates. Then, Hunter Maats (@HunterMaats) of the Mixed Mental Arts podcast joins us to break down all the problems with IQ as a metric of intelligence. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on your podcast app or The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    ReAir TMBS Ep 11: Can Socialism Win In Europe & Will Trump Blow Up Iran ft. Nando Vila & Mike Hanna

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 81:53


    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work and TMBS we've decided to re-air every TMBS episode in order starting with the premiere, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2_f6_OlD4c&feature=youtu.be TMBS Ep 11 "Can Socialism Win In Europe & Will Trump Blow Up Iran ft. Nando Vila & Mike Hanna" first aired on 10/17/17 We found a recording of Nation of Islam Obama's calls to the families of fallen troops. We break down Hillary Clinton's claim that what happened to her was the equivalent of a “cyber 9/11." Nando Vila (@nadorvila) host from Fusion (@fusiontv) calls in to talk about the worst dressed leftist Pablo Yglesias and provides us with a deeper understanding of the political and historical conditions in Catalonia. Al-Jazeera UN Correspondent Mike Hanna (@mjahanna) helps us decipher what President Trump is talking about when he says he is decertifying the Iran Deal and the impact of Trump's disrespect of international convention on future international agreements. TMBS re-aired episodes come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST on The Michael Brooks Show Channel or here on the podcast app. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS  


    ReAir TMBS 10: Buddhism and Our Struggle & PseudoWoke Centrism ft. Robert Wright & Trevor Beaulieu

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 92:21


    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work and TMBS we've decided to re-air every TMBS episode. TMBS 10: Buddhism and Our Struggle & PseudoWoke Centrism ft. Robert Wright & Trevor Beaulieu, This week's show: We have found audio of Obama challenging John Kerry to an IQ test in a 2014 cabinet meeting. We break down Milo's exposed emails and the relationship between him, the Mercer family, Breitbart, and alt-right trolls. Author of “Why Buddhism is True” Robert Wright (@robertwrighter) calls in to talk about Buddhism and how we can bring cognitive empathy and mindfulness to politics. Woke Susan Collins welcomes Bob Corker to the Resistance. Trevor Beaulieu (@Rickyrawls), host of Champagne Sharks (@champagnesharks), joins us in studio and talks about what is often missed in typical conversations about identity, race, and class. Read Trevor's piece in The Intercept on the Kaepernick protest. TMBS re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday at 7PM EST here on The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and rewatch the postgame content visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS


    ReAir TMBS Ep. 9 - Winning the 'Free Speech' War ft. ContraPoints & Briahna Joy Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 83:04

    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS Episode 9 of TMBS first air-ed on October 3rd, 2017.

    ReAir TMBS Ep. 8 : When Fascism Wins & the Resistance Fails ft. Matt Christman & Corey Pein

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 93:36

      Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS TMBS Episode 8 first aired on September 26th 2017  

    ReAir TMBS - Ep. 7 - Building a Confident Left w/ Alyona Minkovski & Adam Proctor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 103:33

    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS TMBS Episode 7 aired on September 19th 2017

    Re-Airing: TMBS Ep 6 Why Bannon Is Still President & an American ANC? Bhaskar Sunkara & Katie Halper

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 86:00

        Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS  

    Re-Airing: TMBS - Ep. 5: The Ending DACA Obscenity & Clinton Delusions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 91:11

      Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS  

    Re-Airing: TMBS - Ep. 4: How Identity Became A Weapon Against the Left w/ Briahna Joy Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 94:04

      Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS  

    Re-airing Ep 3 of TMBS: Don't Bomb Afghanistan & Don't Align With Confederates Anoa Changa & Sam Sacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 65:28

    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show). New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    Re-airing Ep 2 of TMBS: Jabari Brisport & Why NYC Needs Socialism ft. Corey Pein Streamed on 8/15/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 58:35

      Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every episode of TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show).  New re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS  

    Re-airing the premiere episode of TMBS from 8/8/17 featuring Hannah Gais

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 87:07

    Since so many people are just now discovering Michael's work we are re-airing every TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show) episode that he created before his passing on July 20 2020.  This is the TMBS premiere episode from August 8th 2017 featuring Hannah Gais. The TMBS re-aired episodes will come out every Tuesday starting on June 14th 2021 here on your podcast app and The Michael Brooks Show Channel. This program has been put together by The Michael Brooks Legacy Project. To learn more and to support us visit https://www.patreon.com/TMBS

    Part 12 of The Michael Brooks Tribute Series: Spirituality and the Left Ft. Marianne Williamson, Suzin Green & Adnan Husain with Brett O'Shea (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 94:46


      In honor of Michael Brooks and his work we are hosting a series of round table discussions. This series is made possible because of our Patrons. To support this work and to listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they are released become a Patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at 
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. Thank you Russell Sbriglia for all the work and love you have put into this series. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
 https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb  


    Part 14 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: A two-part conversation on Technology and Justice Ft. Kirsten Per Andersen, Arthur Holland Michel, and Ramesh Srinivasan with Brandon Sutton (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 106:34


    In honor of Michael Brooks and his work we are hosting a series of round table discussions. This series is made possible because of our Patrons. To support this work and to listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they are released become a Patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at 
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. Thank you Russell Sbriglia for all the work and love you have put into this series. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
 https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb


    Part 13 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Identity and the Left Ft. Vivek Chibber, Cedric Johnson & Todd McGowan with Bhaskar Sunkara (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 75:50


    In honor of Michael Brooks and his work we are hosting a series of round table discussions. This series is made possible because of our Patrons. To support this work and to listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they are released become a Patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at 
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. Thank you Russell Sbriglia for all the work and love you have put into this series. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
 https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb


    Part 4 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Left Internationalism Ft. Abby Martin, Milton Allimadi, Djene Bajalan, Daniel Bessner, and Drew Mikhael (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2021 108:53


    In honor of Michael Brooks and his work we are hosting a series of round table discussions. This series is made possible because of our Patrons. To support this work and to listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they are released become a Patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at 
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. Thank you Russell Sbriglia for all the work and love you have put into this series. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
 https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoningThis panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb  


    Part 9 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Think Like An Organizer! Ft. Jane McAlevey and Joshua Kahn Russell with Francesca Fiorentini (moderator).

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 92:49


      In honor of Michael Brooks and his work we are hosting a series of round table discussions. This series is made possible because of our Patrons. To support this work and to listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they are released become a Patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at 
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. Thank you Russell Sbriglia for all the work and love you have put into this series. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
 https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb  


    *UNLOCKED* Part 5 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Electoral Politics on the Left ft. Bill Fletcher, Jr., Matt Karp, & Briahna Joy Gray, with Bhaskar Sunkara (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 87:24


    In honor of Michael Brooks and his work we are hosting a series of round table discussions. This series is made possible because of our Patrons. To support this work and to listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they are released become a Patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at 
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. Thank you Russell Sbriglia for all the work and love you have put into this series. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
 https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb


    Part 6 THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: The Online Left ft. Ana Kasparian, Wosny Lambre & Nando Vila with Lisha Brooks (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 84:26


    For the next several weeks we will be hosting round table discussions in honor of Michael and his work. Thank you to our Patrons and Russell Sbriglia for making this series possible. To listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they come out support by becoming a patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at
https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. 
To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING
https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb


    *UNLOCKED* Part 2 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Why The Left Must Know It's Own History To Win ft. Harvey Kaye, Adolph Reed, Jr., & Touré Reed, with Andrew Hartman (moderator)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 109:53


    For the next several weeks we will be hosting round table discussions in honor of Michael and his work. Thank you to our Patrons and Russell Sbriglia for making this series possible. To listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they come out support by becoming a patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb


    Part 3 THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Leftist Economics Mark Blyth, Ben Burgis, & Richard Wolff, with David Griscom

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 79:27


    This is panel number 3 of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES. Leftist economics with Mark Blyth, Ben Burgis, & Richard Wolff, with David Griscom (moderator).  For the next several weeks we will be hosting round table discussions in honor of Michael and his work. Thank you to our Patrons and Russell Sbriglia for making this series possible. To listen to all of the tribute panels as soon as they come out support by becomingn a patron of The Michael Brooks Legacy Project at https://www.patreon.com/TMBS. To support TMBS crew Matt & David's work become a Patron of LEFT RECKONING https://www.patreon.com/leftreckoning This panel was edited by Forrest Miller @AlwaysFlacko, and produced by Russell Sbriglia and Lisha Brooks @for_mjb  


    Part 1 THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES: Cornel West & Slavoj Zizek On The Future Of The Left

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 89:19


    This is night one of THE MICHAEL BROOKS TRIBUTE SERIES. All month long we will be hosting round tables discussions in honor of Michael and his work. Tonight Russell Sbriglia (Assistant Professor of English at Seton Hall University) hosts a discussion with Cornel West and Slavoj Žižek on “The Future of the Left.”  The TMBS family would like to thank Professor Sbriglia for coming up with the idea and for all he has put into making it come together. To see all of the tribute panels and to support the Michael Brooks Legacy Project become a patron at https://www.patreon.com/TMBS


    166 - Thanksgiving and New Beginnings

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 22:07

    Hey folks, Lisha, David, and Matt are back with a special show detailing the future of the Michael Brooks Show as well as launch of Left Reckoning, David and Matt's new home. patreon.com/leftreckoning

    165 - Corbyn Reinstated & Keir Starmer's Labour w/ Paul O'Connell

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 78:01

    Paul O'Connell joins us once again to discuss Keir Starmer's attacks on the left in the wake of Jeremy Corbyn's readmission to the Labour Party. Also an update on Peru and Bolivia

    164 - Donor Money Never Sleeps & Is Picking a Fight ft. Djene Bajalan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 81:06

    Djene Bajalan (@DjeneBajalan) rejoins us to discuss the attack on the left by the democratic party, the GOP joining Trump's tantrum, foreign policy under Biden, coup in Peru? and more.

    163 - The One-Term Tantrum & Suburban Strategy = Downballot Disappointment w/ Ben Burgis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 73:46

    Lisha, David, and Matt are joined by Ben Burgis to react to a disappointing night despite Biden's apparent victory. More streams to come later in the week as the results solidify.

    Special: Why Was Corbyn Suspended From The Labour Party? w/ Daniel Finn

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 53:48

    Daniel Finn (@DannFinn95) features editor at Jacobin Magazine and author of One Man's Terrorist: A Political History of the IRA joins David Griscom (@davidgriscom) to talk about Corbyn's suspension from the Labour Party, what that means for Left, and the motivations behind the accusations against Corbyn. The Labour Antisemitism Report Has Always Been a Politically Motivated Travesty https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/10/labour-antisemitism-report-ehrc-corbyn-commission

    162 - Chile Victory, Rural Healthcare, & a Labor GND ft. Meagan Day, Ryan Pollock, & Eric Osgoode

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 113:45

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Commentary: SCOTUS - Power 7:15 EST Meagan Day @meaganmday Rural America & Healthcare What Is After Bernie? https://jacobinmag.com/2020/10/covid-19-health-care-rural-america Pitch 7:40 GEM - Shoutout to Chile Subway https://twitter.com/minhtngo/status/1320608100437553152?s=20 Celebration https://twitter.com/telesurenglish/status/1320553405648175104?s=20 https://twitter.com/emilytgreen/status/1320568103462461441?s=20 Allende at the UN in 1972 on lawless multinationals https://youtu.be/zQfC4lCqGqA 8:00 PM EST Ryan Pollock @theemrhammer Ecosocialist Rank & File Strategy https://twitter.com/sunrisemvmt/status/1316038487519313921?s=20 Building Left Power In  Texas https://www.the-trouble.com/content/2019/11/28/the-case-for-an-ecosocialist-rank-amp-file-strategy-in-the-building-trades Eric Osgoode - Pre-record

    161 - MAS Triumphs in Bolivia & Nova Scotia's Lobster Riot ft. Joshua Kahn Russell

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 92:12

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs   A victory for Bolivia & the world https://twitter.com/camilateleSUR/status/1318071813809852416?s=20 Intimidation the night before https://twitter.com/ProgIntl/status/1317618526396518400?s=20 Union leader Gutiérrez https://twitter.com/LaborOrganizer/status/1318216274082734083?s=20 https://twitter.com/camilateleSUR/status/1318208181261271040 Protest in Santa Cruz https://twitter.com/kawsachunnews/status/1318684603964600322?s=21 Joshua Kahn Russell  What To Do If Trump refuses the results? ChooseDemocracy.US https://wagingnonviolence.org/2020/09/10-things-you-need-to-know-to-stop-a-coup/ Pitch https://www.facebook.com/events/336490754249342 And the GEM plus a story from Nova Scotia on the attack on Mi'kmaq fishers.              

    160 - Fear is Suppression & Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism ft. Kristen Ghodsee

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 86:31

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs David on the many ways voting is suppressed in this country; Lisha and Kristen Ghodsee on Socialism, sex and more; executive control of the country; and the long fight vs Scotus.

    159 - Abe Lincoln vs. SCotUS & How the Left Wins/Loses Rural America ft. Matt Karp & Luke Mayville

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 93:25

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs Matt Karp (@Karpmj) joins us to talk about his pieces: How Abraham Lincoln Fought the Supreme Court Bernie Sanders's Five-Year War And Luke Mayville (@LukeMayville) on his piece in Commonweal: How Progressives Win in Rural America Also, the disastrous lack of relief from Covid.  

    (AUDIO) Defund The Police In Texas - How To Build A Movement That Can Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 49:05

    David sits down with Seneca Savoie (@selfcrit) of Austin DSA to talk about how to win radical demands & how a large movement in Austin was able to win a massive reduction in the Austin police budget. #defundthepolice  Watch here https://youtu.be/jcjEam0YHWg

    158 - First Biden vs. Trump Debate

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 135:48

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs  David, Lisha, and Matt cover an absolute horror show.              

    157 - How Gig Workers Could Be Sold Out & Left Empathy ft. Marshall Steinbaum & Jeremy D. Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 103:57

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs  Commentary -  SCOTUS Is Broken, Can We Fix It?    Marshall Steinbaum, @Econ_Marshall, joins us to discuss gig work, Sectoral Bargaining and Harvard's "Clean Slate for Labor Power." GEM  https://twitter.com/DavidGriscom/status/1308421045175701511?s=20  Lisha and Jeremy Johnson on Integral Theory and the Left. 

    156 - Deep Into the Mass Shaming Era & Our County Ablaze ft. Joshua Kahn Russell & Ben Burgis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2020 112:20

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support us on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs  Commentary - fighting climate change denial is not about ignorance but about power & profit. Joshua Kahn Russell talks to us about the wildfires, indigenous resistance, the release of Red Dawn Ferris, and Joe Biden on climate change. https://magazine.atavist.com/red-fawn-fallis-standing-rock-pipeline Then, Ben Burgis joins us to discuss he latest in Jacobin, "So You're Still Being Publicly Shamed." https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/09/publicly-shamed-jon-ronson-cancel-culture   And in the GEM, David updates us on sailors stranded at sea.

    155 - Mali's Pointless Coup, Museveni's Desperation, and Lula's Return? ft. Milton Allimadi

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2020 92:00


    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs    Commentary  Lavo Jato Documentary & Lula's New Vision  Milton Allimadi (@Allimadi) joins us once again to discuss Museveni's attacks on Bobi Wine, the useless coup in Mali, and why a lot media coverage of the African continent is bad.  Subscribe to Milton's new show: https://www.patreon.com/Africanhistoryclub GEM: JP Morgan admits unethical behavior in ppp  Segment on Assange  https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/sep/08/julian-assange-rapped-by-judge-after-outburst-during-extradition-trial 


    154 - Right-Wing Reaction in Kenosha & Justice for Mely Corado ft. Malaika Jabali & Albert Corado

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 94:22

    This is the free weekly edition of TMBS. To support the Michael Brooks Show on Patreon and receive hours of weekly members-only content, subscribe at Patreon.com/tmbs    Commentary  Why moralizing about capitalism is not enough - Capitalism Is A System Of Economic Relations  Pitch    Malaika 7:25   Kenosha and separately the importance of local politics    Media coverage of Black lives Matter https://twitter.com/DKThomp/status/1299368282122858496   Rittenhouse   at 3:07, the Daily Caller catches guys accusing Rittenhouse of threatening them with the gun earlier in the day, calling him a goon. 10:34 https://youtu.be/kYb7loD7RGg  What happened to civilian control    8:10  No Olympics Interview    GEM  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/30/climate/oil-kenya-africa-plastics-trade.html?referringSource=articleShare

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