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We found 5 episodes of Outsider Theory with the tag “biopolitics”.
Exiting the Vampires' Campus with Blaise Bayno
December 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 19 mins
academia, biopolitics, covid, critical theory, propaganda, theory
I discuss academic fecklessness and propaganda with former critical theory PhD student Blaise Bayno.
Subversive Mobility vs Academic Orthodoxy with Jacob Shell
April 4th, 2022 | 2 hrs 19 mins
academia, biopolitics, de-growth, elephants, environmentalism, geography, infrastructure, ivan illich, marxism, mobility, transportation
Geographer Jacob Shell joins me to discuss the Canadian trucker convoy in light of his research on "subversive mobility," how academic radicals became establishment apologists, plus pipelines, Ivan Illich, de-growth, elephants, and more.
Monetary Long Covid with Fabio Vighi
December 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 27 mins
agamben, baudrillard, biopolitics, covid-19 pandemic, finance capital, marx, monetary stimulus, zizek
"[The pandemic] is a monetary event aimed at prolonging the lifespan of our finance-driven and terminally ill mode of production."
The Department of Social Praxis with Sam Munson
June 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 6 mins
administrative state, argentina, biopolitics, borges, cesar aira, dog symphony, plague
Sam Munson joins me to discuss Dog Symphony, his prescient 2018 novel of plague and biopolitics.
RETVRN TO FOUCAULT with Blake Smith
March 31st, 2021 | 1 hr 24 mins
barack obama, biopolitics, donald trump, elites, jacques derrida, leo strauss, michel foucault, pedagogy, theory
Blake Smith joins Outsider Theory to discuss the teaching of theory, the formation of elites, and why Foucault was the original Bronze Age Pervert.