FROM THE BLOGS
Symptomatic Redness: Ben Burgis on Logic Apr 22 2019

Derick Varn discusses formal and dialectical logic with Ben Burgis. How successful can logic be against right-wing logic bros? How successful can a left that's abandoned logic be? Is logic rhetoricall...

Zero Squared #196: More On Exchange Value with Ben [teaser] Apr 18 2019

Benjamin Lain is a math and computer science student at the University of Oregon, a member of the YDS, and my son. In this episode of the Zero Books podcast we continue our conversation about Karl Mar...

Symptomatic Redness: Left Anchor (pt. 2) [teaser] Apr 15 2019

Derick Varn continues his interview with the hosts of the Left Anchor podcast. Ryan Cooper & Alexi the Greek discuss teacher strikes, the popularity of unions, political action, and the tendency to pu...

Zero Squared #195: The Death of the Trump/Russia Conspiracy Theory Apr 12 2019

Michael Tracey is a freelance journalist who has written for publications including VICE, The Daily Beast, The American Conservative, and The Guardian and he was formerly a reporter for TYT. Tracey is...

Symptomatic Redness: Left Anchor and Left Podcasting Apr 9 2019

Derick Varn interviews the hosts (Ryan Cooper & Alexi the Greek) of the Left Anchor podcast about the state of the Left and left media, social democracy, and ideology. What is the difference between d...

Zero Squared #194: David Harvey, Marx's Value, and Exchange pt. 1 [teaser] Apr 4 2019

Benjamin Lain (@chickenfrend) is an undergraduate math and computer science student at the University of Oregon, a member of the U of O’s YDS chapter, and my oldest son. This week he joins me to dis...

Symptomatic Redness: Tad Tietze on Anti-Politics (part 2) [teaser] Apr 1 2019

Derick Varn continues his conversation withTad Tietze about anti-politics. Tietze blogs at Left Flank, tweets as @Dr_Tad, and has a book coming out from Verso books. From an essay by Tietze and El...