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Living the Dream after the Plebiscite and amongst the Alt-Right

The same-sex marriage plebiscite was an amazing victory against conservative forces in Australia. Yet most of the Left treat it as a horrible defeat. What's this all about and what impact does it have on radical politics in Australia? Also we chat about the alt-right in Australia. Living The Dream is an anticapitalist podcast from Brisbane host at The Word From Struggle Street.

Living The Dream with the National Disability Insurance Scheme Ep 2

The second Living The Dream episode on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This time we chat about how it has impacted those working in the sector and the shape and dynamics of care work. Hosted at The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream wth the Communist Party of Australia and Indigenous Struggles during the 1920s and 1930s.

CPA Banner circa 1982 courtesy National Museum of Australia

What's the relationship between labour struggles against capitalism and Indigenous struggles against colonialism? How has Marxist and communist theory traditionally tried to understand this relationship? This episode of Living the Dream from The Word With Struggle Street examines these questions by looking at the Communist Party of Australia in the 1920s and 30s and its relationship, or lack there of, with Indigenous struggles.

Living The Dream with The Maritime Defence Committee during the 1998 Wharf Dispute

It's been 20 years since the MUA dispute. What went on and what lessons are there for class struggle today.
This is the latest episode of Living The Dream hosted by The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream in the time of #metoo Part 2

Why isn't consent a solution to gendered and sexual violence? What can we make of the legacy of 70s feminism? How does feminism force us to rethink power and politics? All this and more in Part 2 of our 2-part Living The Dream #metoo special from The Word From Struggle Street .

Living The Dream in the time of #metoo Part 1

#metoo has brought issues of sexual violence and gender to the forefront of public debate. But what's it all about? What's the relationship of #metoo to older feminist ideas and struggles over gendered violence and how has feminism engaged with questions of violence, crime and the state? Part 1 of a 2 part special from Living the Dream at The Word From Struggle Street

Skint 1.5 Smashed Avo

The smashed avo has become symbolic of a standard of living: the bundle of commodities that form the historically necessary level for the reproduction of a large swathe of the working class in the last 10 or 20 years, and which increasingly seems untenable in the future. Moralising about the spending choices of the young is thus part of a disciplinary manoeuvre aimed at increasing the acceptance for a lower standard of living: whether that lowering of standards of living happens through the apparently neutral processes of the capitalist mode of production, or from direct attacks from capitalists.

Living The Dream with Marx's Theories of Crisis

Latest episode of Living The Dream - an anticapitalist podcast from The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream at Labour Day 2018

Latest podcast from Living The Dream - hosted at The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream during Trump's Trade War

Short podcast on Trump, Trade and Capital from Living The Dream - a podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream with the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Latest Living The Dream podcast - this episode is on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Living The Dream is hosted at The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream in the feminist moment

Interview with feminist writer Eleanor Robertson. This podcast is host at The Word From Struggle Street

Anti-Shorten: The ALP is still selling bullshit

A critique of the rehashed social democracy of the Australian Labor Party. Republished from The Word From Struggle Street - an anticapitalist blog from Brisbane

Living The Dream antipolitically

Latest episode of Living The Dream: a podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street an anticapitalist blog from Brisbane

Living The Dream in Global Union Federations

Latest episode of Living The Dream - a podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street blog

Living the Dream whilst #qldvotes2017

Latest episode of that Living The Dream podcast - hosted at the radical Brisbane blog The Word From Struggle Street

Living The Dream Amidst A Non-Binding Postal Survey On Same-Sex Marriage

Latest episode of Living The Dream a podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street. This episode is a discussion about the ongoing non-binding postal survey on same-sex marriage.

Marx’s Textbook Ep.2: The basic dynamics of capitalism

Episode 2 of Marx's Textbook - a special series of Living the Dream hosted at The Word From Struggle Street blog

Marx’s Textbook Ep.1: An Introduction to the Critique of Capitalism & of Economics

Latest podcast from Living The Dream from The Word From Struggle Street blog

Living The Dream with Free Money #UBI

Latest episode of Living The Dream - a podcast hosted on The Word From Struggle Street blog