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Hello! If you are a Srsly Wrong listener, we recommend starting with Episode 1, since that's where we directly address Srsly Wrong. Episodes 1, 2, and 3 have Srsly-Wrong style skits. Episodes 4 and 5 are rather quote-heavy. In the future, we plan to experiment with limiting the number of quotes we include and doing more discussion, doing different types of discussion, different types of skits, and different editing decisions (e.g., music)! If you have any feedback, please email srslyleft@gma ...
 
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In this thrilling conclusion to the saga of the Wrong Boys ill-fated attempt to change one person’s mind about election fraud, our intrepid investigators catch a glimpse of the structure that holds up all the bullshit, and worry what might happen if we can’t find a way out of it. Source Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/155XG6ma_Dta7HscoTBqbU…
 
Rundown In this episode, Mexie talks with Laura Schleifer and Anas Arafat, founders of Plant the Land Team Gaza. Plant the Land Team Gaza is a vegan food justice and community projects volunteer team based in Gaza, and they recently teamed up with Million Dollar Vegan to provide 3500 vegan meals to people in occupied […]…
 
In this special episode for our patreon community, we explore two potential “killer apps” that could slowly but surely erode capitalism & build a Library Socialist society in it’s place. listen to the full episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/55703517 Opening Theme by Little King Trash Mouth: https://lktm.bandcamp.com/…
 
Today's episode is a collaboration between Works in Theory and Left Shelf to discuss E. Lily Yu's The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees, a short fiction piece from 2011. Thank you to Left Shelf for having us on their show! You can also hear an audio version of the story here. (It’s really good!) You can find Left Shelf on: Twitter Facebook …
 
Ep 9 - Theory Bites 2: Youth Liberation & The First Prison We’ve got another short Theory Bites! First we discuss Youth Liberation - (I)An-ok Ta Chai, 2004, and then First Prison - William Gillis, 2018 Case Closed / Detective Conan (video) Flanders’ Parents (video) Dead Poets Society Dad (video - was that last episode?) Rutger Bregman Real Life Lor…
 
Rundown We’re all together! Apologies for the audio quality as we kept moving and the mic picked up everything, but Mexie, Marine, and Nix from Pynk Spots got together in Portland to record this episode! We discuss the importance of being clear about what we mean when we say we’re fighting speciesism, as this has […]…
 
In this episode the Wrong Boys put on their fact checking hats, as a personal conflict with an online friend leads them down a strange spiral into the minutia of the wacky world of the election 2020 conspiracy claims Source Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/155XG6ma_Dta7HscoTBqbU6XxwDtFoDK5_o96wiQ6J0o/edit?usp=sharing Want more? Support our i…
 
Online platforms have quickly become a major force in society, mediating the human social sphere in ways never before possible. Currently, this is being used to benefit those at the top, but what woulda truly collaborative, democratic online platform look like? It’s a big question, and one we only started to discuss in this first part of a new seri…
 
We're trying something new this month! Today's episode is about youth liberation, and Elysha, Nate, and Tom discuss Emma Goldman's The Child and Its Enemies. Check out our website: https://www.worksintheorypodcast.com Come by and say hello! Twitter: @workstheorypod Instagram: works.in.theory Produced & edited by Allyson https://www.forestfreeter.co…
 
Rundown In this episode, Mexie catches up with Jon Reynolds and Meagan Sullivan, two former No Evil Foods employees who were pivotal in the union drive effort at the company. Jon and Meagan joined Mexie on an episode last summer to discuss No Evil Foods’ union-busting tactics (that episode is listed below). Mexie also speaks […]…
 
Once upon a time, a man named Garret Hardin dreamed up a spooky story about common property and proposed a horrifying question: “What if this always inevitably happens?” Turns out, it doesn’t Support the show: http://patreon.com/srslywrong Theme song by Punkerslut: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4mZ1BGcxV58HKJZzOYdpyM…
 
Rundown In this episode, Mexie talks with former Lush Cosmetics employee, Hannah, about the company’s gross union-busting tactics and why she and others formed the Global Lush Union. As the mainstream vegan movement continues to focus itself on consumption under capitalism, it’s no wonder that vegan brands are replicating the same kind of colonizin…
 
Most people spend most of their waking hours at work, being told what to do, as well as how and when to do it without any opportunity to help make those decisions for themselves. We think this is wrong, and so does Professor Richard D. Wolff, who joins us to answer the question– why workplace democracy? — Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics …
 
Elysha, Nate and Tom discuss: The Origin and Ideals of the Modern School: Chapter IX (Francisco Ferrer, 1913) Francisco Ferrer and the Modern School (Emma Goldman, 1917) Experience & Education (John Dewey, 1938) Produced & edited by Allyson https://www.forestfreeter.com Theme song by http://woulg.com/ Twitter: @workstheorypod Instagram: works.in.th…
 
Rundown Marine is back, baby! She and Mexie have a wonderful discussion about her journey into facilitation work with high school students. We discuss how facilitation differs as an educational tool from conventional lecturing or teaching, how she began her own anti-oppression facilitation program, and everything she’s learned along the way. We cov…
 
In these unprecedented and (in many ways) awful times, it can be difficult to make sense of the world in a way that is fruitful and beneficial In this special panel discussion, the Wrong Boys, along with friends Breht and Mexie, set out to build on Mr. Rogers advice to “look for the helpers”, and try their best to articulate everything that is deep…
 
Rundown Mexie sits down with the Wrong Boys and Brett from RevLeftRadio for the *most wholesome conversation ever had*. We centre the convo around how fantastic it feels to help others and the importance of looking for the helpers in our society. We branch out into discussing the science of empathy and mutual aid, and […]…
 
Nothing lays bare the stark unfreedom of the wage labor system quite like a bleak monday morning. A day that represents monotony, drudgery, and the end of fun. Many say that it can’t be helped, that mondays are inevitable. But is that really true? Or is a world without mondays actually possible? Theme Song by Trái Bơ https://traibo.bandcamp.com/ Th…
 
Elysha, Nate and Tom continue their discussion of Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology, and then ask themselves: Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You! (Both by David Graeber) Other mentioned works: Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution (Peter Kropotkin) Produced & edited by Allyson https://www.forestfreeter.com Theme song by http://woulg…
 
The King is dead, but the revolution is just getting started. Robespierre and the Jacobins have a plan: using the means of State Terror, they will create a Republic of Virtue, complete with new cults, new calendars, new clocks, and shiny new revolutionary Citizens. The Wrong Boys finish their look at the French Revolution with a look at the complex…
 
Rundown Mexie’s fiancé, Jacob, who is a Jewish anti-Zionist activist in Toronto, is taking over VV for this episode! He interviews Sheryl Nestel, an academic and activist who is on the executive committee of Independent Jewish Voices Canada, about the latest round of Israeli violence sparked by the incidents in Sheikh Jarrah. They discuss the […]…
 
Why do the rich have so much influence over policy? Is it all because of corporations lobbying politicians? Or is there a more fundamental dynamic at play — one that activists can use to their benefit? Michael Schwartz and Kevin A. Young (co-authors of “Levers of Power: How the 1% Rules and What the 99% Can Do About It”) join us to discuss how the …
 
Rundown Mexie sits down with community activist and YouTuber, Sadlord777, for a captivating conversation about our spiritual journeys, the import of spirituality in political and community organizing, navigating tradition as a white settler on Turtle Island, and ancestral accountability. Sources and Links Sadlord777’s Channel: https://www.youtube.c…
 
Spring is here – a time to feast, dance around the maypole, and organize the working class to achieve a more just society for everyone This episode explores May Day, it’s history, and meaning with a panel of guests made up of friends of the show Liz, Amy, Max, and Franz. It also marks our seven year anniversary of doing Srsly Wrong! Check out the w…
 
Elysha, Nate and Tom discuss Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology by David Graeber. Tune in next week to find out: Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You! Other mentioned works: Debt: The First 5000 Years The Utopia of Rules Bullshit Jobs In Loving Memory of David Graeber (Blog Post) A Celebration of David Graeber’s Life (Video) Produc…
 
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