The Non-Dupes Err with Tom Syverson


May 13th, 2021

1 hr 34 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

Tom Syverson (@syvology on Twitter), author of the new book Reality Squared, makes the case for why reality TV is the essential cultural form for grasping our bewildering contemporary panorama. More broadly, we discuss the problem of how to undertake a materialist analysis of culture in the face of an increasingly dematerialized and abstract economic reality, and the related problems confronting materialist politics in the present.

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