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Teach Me Communism

Summary: Christine wants to learn about socialism and communism. Grady, their brother, is a big nerd about those things! A podcast for the people.

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 Episode 85: The Socialist History of Yugoslavia, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:33:50

Today's topic is Yugoslavia, including its oddly named communist parties, a cool anthem, and its complicated relationship with the USSR. Part 1 covers the time period of the founding of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia to the start of the Informbiro period. Tune in next week for Part 2!   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 84: Who Was Itō Noe? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:23

Christine’s the teacher this week, and they’re talking about the life and times of Ito Noe, Japanese feminist author and anarchist. We learn about the Meiji and Taisho eras of Japan as well as what happens when you mix an oppressive imperial state with a budding anarchist movement. Hint: it doesn't end well.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 83: Communist Move Club - Reds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:40

It’s movie night and we’re talking about Warren Beatty’s Reds. Topics include the role of art and revolution, party infighting, and cute dogs. Christine is way too into young Edward Herrmann.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 82: Who Were The Diggers? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:19

Let’s DIG IN to our series on Christian Socialism! Starting off with the Diggers, an agrarian socialist movement from the 1600s. Topics include geese, parsnips, dragons, and cheese. Jesus says ACAB and we decide which heretical society we would join.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 81: Animal Farm | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:10:45

We’re back, and this time, we’re trying to make heads or TAILS of George Orwell’s allegory for when communism goes wrong. Grady gives us some of Orwell’s background and clarifies the historical parallels made in the book. Christine hates a donkey and loves ribbons.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 80: Who Was William Morris? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:49

What do Medievalism, wallpapers, and socialism have in common? They were all interests of one William Morris, noted British designer and activist. We talk art, religion, environmentalism, and of course, leftist drama.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 79: Who Were the Almanac Singers? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:56:48

Updated version! Christine accidentally uploaded the raw cut of this, so here's the actual finished version without bathroom breaks and bad audio quality. Sorry ya'll! Join us for a piece of leftist Americana as Grady and Christine learn about and listen to The Almanac Singers, including greats like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and more. We also have wine and discuss the state of the left. Find the Spotify playlist here.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 78: What Happened in the Soviet Afghan War? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:48:37

Join us for a tale of socialist reform, betrayal, and interventionism as we discuss the long and complicated conflict between the USSR and rebel forces in Afghanistan. We learn about the healing properties of Coca-Cola. Christine has an epiphany about the Taliban. We look up cool flag designs and Olympic mascots.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 77: Listener Q&A 7 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:21

Another trip to the mailbag to answer some questions about: the spectrum between workers and bosses, another interpretation of the Borg, vaccine mandates, a closer look at the Hue Massacre, veganism, and when to fully devote yourself to the cause.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 76: What‘s a Co-Op? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:54

Co-ops: What are they, how are they structured, how do they work? What's the difference between a consumer-owned or worker-owned co-op? Are they good for the cause? We answer these questions and more.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=10068 Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 75: What Does Witchcraft Have to Do with Marxism? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:52

The title sounds like a setup for a bad Halloween joke, but in this episode, we're taking a look at a Philosophy Tube video called Witchraft, Gender, and Marxism. If this sounds like the perfect combination of topics for Christine to sink their teeth into, you are correct. Happy Halloween! (^w^) That is a pumpkin emoticon.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=24617&utm_campaign=24617&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=Teach%2BMe%2BCommunism  Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 74: Who Was Leon Trotsky? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:45:54

Another biography, and this time, it's that guy with the cool hair and glasses. We talk about Trotsky's many contributions (and machinations) in the Soviet Union, which include a ton of newspapers, party in-fighting, an affair with hottie Mexican painters, and assassination plots. Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=24617&utm_campaign=24617&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=Teach%2BMe%2BCommunism  Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 73: Is Star Trek Communist? Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:45

More space communism! This episode covers Deep Space 9 and Voyager, as well as many other topics because honestly this was a 4 hour recording session and it was a doozy. But a fun doozy.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=24617&utm_campaign=24617&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=Teach%2BMe%2BCommunism  Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 72: Is Star Trek Communist? Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:05

It’s time for one of our favorite topics: Fully-Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism! But what does that have to do with Star Trek? Maybe more than you think. Plus, we’re joined by our first EVER guest, our dear friend, Kenny! Part 1 covers some basic world building, The Original Series, and The Next Generation.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=24617&utm_campaign=24617&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=Teach%2BMe%2BCommunism  Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

 Episode 71: The Conquest of Bread, Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:17:33

We’re back for part 2 of the bread book! Topics include hobbit houses, bad art takes, lifeboats, zoos, and grapes. Oh and like, anarchism, obviously.   Check us out on social media: Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/teach-me-communism?ref_id=24617&utm_campaign=24617&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=Teach%2BMe%2BCommunism  Instagram: @teachmecommunism Twitter: @teachcommunism Gmail: teachmecommunism@gmail.com Patreon: Patreon.com/teachmecommunism  And like and subscribe to us at Teach Me Communism on YouTube!   Solidarity forever!

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