In this episode I begin with the concept of Hyper-normal leading into a discussion of why Americans are slow to rebel or disrupt the system they dislike. I then tie most of the last several episodes together with a discussion of what revolution could be here; how striking, having an independent party, and all the rest folds into making actual system change happen.
Music Used: Atari Teenage Riot, Is this Hyper Real?
HyperNormalisation- Documentary to break the illusion/take the red pill etc etc.
Change comes outside the system
Why are Americans resistant to resisting?
Study finds Industrial workers key to successful protest movements.
Case study of 1930s Norway; mass strikes, independent Labor Party, and nonviolence
Bernie or Not, proposal for reiegme change in the US. Parallel government needed.