Ep 56: Structuralism for Everybody!

In which I start talking about socialists in local contexts, then dive into the topic of how the injustice in our times lives not in the hearts of men but the structures built in the past. Focusing on the rule of law, how the law enforces driving onto us as an example of the problem, how that ties into mass debt, and end with how we are so miserable some worry it is becoming popular. Heavy implications that I let dangle out there this time.

Music Used: Somethings Going to Have to Give, by The Ameros

Sources

Communist wins local office, its possible apparently. www.peoplesworld.org/article/native-american-communist-topples-incumbent-council-president-in-wisconsin-town
Leftwing Mayor in Europe begins seizing property from bank to solve housing crisis.
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/24/barcelona-orders-first-expropriation-empty-flat-owned-bank
Rule of Law exists for capitalisms sake more than ours.
www.marketwatch.com/story/capitalisms-dirty-secret-it-was-built-by-lawyers-not-by-the-invisible-hand-2019-05-01
Car Dependency is enforced by law, not consumer choice
www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/car-crashes-arent-always-unavoidable/
Car Loan Debt defaults suggest next downturn is coming; Wall St is not worried. hhmmmm
washingtonpost.com/business/2019/02/12/record-million-americans-are-months-behind-their-car-payments-red-flag-economy
Having mental problems is so pervasive, some worry it is becoming popular or just expected.
mashable.com/article/anxiety-depression-social-media-sad-online

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