RevolutionZ

RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism is a Podcast hosted by Michael Albert. It addresses vision and strategy for a better future. It is all about what we want and how we get it.

To explore the issues raised in episodes more deeply please consider options such as the following: Some Books  / Some Debates  / Some Articles 

You can help support RevolutionZ at our Patreon Site. Please check it out.

Finally, below we have an archive of RevolutionZ podcasts, regularly updated. You can listen to any of them by clicking the associated link or you can also listen, with a browser at Revolution Z’s host website on Buzzsprout or at our Patreon Page. 

But by far most popular, you can subscribe to RevolutionZ which causes each new episode to automatically download to your phone or tablet. You can then listen when you want, on the move, and you don’t have to go find anything. You can subscribe to RevolutionZ using  the Apple Podcast, Stitcher, or Spotify apps.

The links below, however, may be particularly useful since you can choose episodes by topic. So: Vision, Strategy, Guests, etc. The links should lead to public access to the episodes. If you have any problem, please contact sysop@zmag.org

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RevolutionZ Archive

RevolutionZ has a few different “sequences” of episodes, In each sequence each episode tries to be self contained, but the best listening experience is, when possible, to take them in order – as they do often build on prior content.

In the sections below, most recent is at the top, oldest at the bottom. The Next American Revolution Sequence is full of vision and strategy, however.

The Sequences, if you scroll down, are No Bosses, Transition, Ruminations, Vision, Strategy, Guests, Collective 20, Q/A, The 2020 Election, The Next American Revolution. Episodes often appear under more than one heading.===

Sequence: No Bosses: A New Economy for a Better World

Ep 197 – Winning A New Economy – View
Ep 196 – Parecon and Kinship, Polity, Community… – View
Ep 195 – Participatory Planning 3 – View
Ep 193 – Participatory Planning 2 – View
Ep 191 – Participatory Planning 1 – View
Ep 190 – Markets/Central Planning – View
Ep 188 – Who Earns What – View
Ep 187 – Who Does What – View
Ep 184 – Who Decides What – View
Ep 182 – Who Owns What – View
Ep 181 – Values for a New Economy – View
Ep 150 – Bertrand Bob Guevara and Us – View
Ep 147 – Origins, History, Prospects – View
Ep 142 – The Introduction of No Bosses – View
Ep 133 – Chomsky Foreword for No Bosses – View
Ep 131 – Varoufakis Foreword for No Bosses – View

Sequence: Transition to a New Society

Ep 174 – Being Strategic – View
Ep 171 –  Logic of Transition – View
Ep 169 – Where To – View
Ep 167 –  Where From – View
Ep 165 – Introduction – View

Sequence: Ruminations

Ep 194 – With Alexandria Shaner 2 – View
Ep 192 – With Alexandria Shaner 1 – View
Ep 189 – Socialism, Marxism, Identity, Trans…  View
Ep 185 – Human Nature, Revolution, Left/Right… View
Ep 178 – Personal and Social Calamity  View
Ep 172 – Selfies, War, Catch 22s and More  View
Ep 170 – War and More…  View
Ep 166 – Consumption and Moral Judgements View
Ep 161 – Reductionism and Us – View
Ep 157 – Arrogance, Hypocrisy, Violence, and More  View
Ep 150 – Bertrand Bob Guevara and Us – View
Ep 148 – Catastrophism, Leadership…  View
Ep 143 – Ruminations 2 – View
Ep 140 – Ruminations 1 – View

Sequence: Vision

Ep 196 – Parecon and Kinship, Polity, Community… – View
Ep 195 – Participatory Planning 3 – View
Ep 193 – Participatory Planning 2 – View
Ep 192 – Ruminations with Alexandria Shaner 1 – View
Ep 191 – Participatory Planning 1 – View
Ep 190 – Markets/Central Planning – View
Ep 188 – Who Earns What – View
Ep 187 – Who Does What – View
Ep 184 –
Who Decides What – View
Ep 183 – Talking Digital 
Socialism with James Muldoon – View
Ep 182 – Who Owns What – View
Ep 181 – No Bosses Values for a New Economy – View
Ep 179 – Talking DSA with Max Elbaum  View
Ep 178 – Personal and Social Calamity  View
Ep 173 – Varoufakis/Albert 5-7 – View
Ep 171 – Transition 4 – Logic of Transition – View
Ep 169 – Transition 3 Where To – View
Ep 168 – Varoufakis/Albert 1-4 – View
Ep 165 – Transition 1 Plus – View
Ep 164 – Parecon, Ecology, and Anarchism – View
Ep 163 – Race, Sex, Class and Effective Struggle – View
Ep 162 – Addressing DSA – View
Ep 161 – Reductionism and Us – View
Ep 159 – Talking with Robert McChesney – View

Ep 158 – Lessons From Argentine Workplaces – View
Rp 156 = Talking with Anders Sandstrom – View
Ep 155 – Talking with Sotiris Mitralexis – View
Ep 153 – Talking with Loretta Ross – View
Ep 152 – Talking Anarchism with Alex Prichard – View
Ep 151 – Talking about Real Utopia – View
Ep 150 – Bertrand Bob Guevara and Us – View
Ep 147 – Origins, History, Prospects – View
Ep 145 – Talking with Jo Littler  View
Ep 144 – Talking with Padraig Connelly  View
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p 143 – Ruminations 2 – View
Ep 136 – WSF Testimonial –  View
Ep 134 – Radical Program – View
Ep 133 – Chomsky Foreword for No Bosses = View
Ep 131 – Varoufakis Foreword for No Bosses – View
Ep 130 – Abolition!? – View
Ep 126 – Talking With Robert Johnson – View
Ep 125 – Talking with Martin Parker – View
Ep 124 – Talking With Yanis Varoufakis – 3  – View
Ep 123 – Imagine and Then Act – View
Ep 122 – Cancel Cancel Culture with Vince Emanuele – View
EP 121 – Talking With Yanis Varoufakis – 2 – View
Ep 120 – 15 Theses on Liberation – View
Ep 119 – Talking with Yanis Varoufakis Part 1 – View
Ep 118 – Talking with Justin Podur about Writing  View
Ep 116 – Talking with Raj Patel about Food   View
Ep 115 – Answering Anarchist Critics 2   View
Ep 113 – Talking about Art with Jerry Fresia  View
Ep 112 – Rasmus on Wall Street and Financial Markets  View
Ep 107 – Participatory Economy’s History  View
Ep 106 – Emanuele Queries Albert    View
Ep 105 – Persistence, or Pigheadedness?  View
Ep 101 – Talking About Noam Chomsky  View
Ep 97 – Being Radical   View
Ep 93 – Thinking About Socialism  View
Ep 91 – A Rock and a Hard Place  View
Ep 90 – Freedom, Responsibility, Alienation  View
Ep 89 – A Class Between Labor and Capital    View
Ep 85 – Society and Mental Illness with Sandy Carter  View
Ep 84 – Tomorrow’s World Today  View
Ep 79 – Police, Criime, Justice    View
Ep 78 – Talking Activism with Medea Benjamin   View
Ep 76 – The Prog. International with David Adler  View
Ep 70 – Athletics with Sandy Carter  View
Ep 68 – Athletics   View
Ep 66 – Education with Peter Bohmer  View
Ep 65 – Journalism with Greg Wilpert  View
Ep 64 – Education    View
Ep 63 – Journalism  View
Ep 62 – Health  View
Ep 60 – Talking with Chomsky 1  View
Ep 59 – Writing with Justin Podur  View
Ep 57 – Visual Art with Jerry Fresia   View
Ep 56 – Science and Technology  View
Ep 55 – Music and Art with Sandy Carter   View
Ep 54 – Painting, Film, Music…  View
EP 51 – Ecology with Brian Tokar  View
Ep 50 – Internationalism with Peter Bohmer  View
Ep 49 – Ecology or Extinction  View
EP 46 – International Relations  View
Ep 43 – Community /Culture 3 with Bill Fletcher   View
Ep 40 – Community / Culture 2 with Justin Podur  View
Ep 37 – Community and Culture 1  View
Ep 34 – Parpolity 3 with Stephen Shalom  View
Ep 31 – Participatory Kinship 2 with Cynthia Peters  View
Ep 27 – Participatory Kinship  View
Ep 25 – Participatory Polity 2  Stephen Shalom  View
Ep 24 – Participatory Polity 1   View
Ep 22 – Dear DSA  View
Ep 19 – Evaluating Participatory Socialism  View
Ep 18 – Disputing 3 Chomsky  View
Ep 17 – Disputing 2 Ehrenreich  View
Ep 15 – Disputing Participatory Socialism  View
Ep 14 – Participatory Planning  View
Ep 12 – Central Planning, Markets, Or What?  View
Ep 11 – Class Rule or Classlessness  View
Ep 9 – Disputing Balanced Jobs  View
Ep 8 – Who Does What  View
Ep 7 – Who Decides What   View
Ep 5 – The Property Problem  View
Ep 4 – Defending Equity  View
Ep 3 – Meritocracy and Income  View
Ep 2 – Ethics Matter  View
Ep 1 – Why Vision / Strategy  View

Sequence: Strategy

Ep 197 – Winning A New Economy – View
Ep 194 – With Alexandria Shaner 2 – View
Ep 192 – Motivations with Alexandria Shaner – View
Ep 186 – Talking with Catherine Liu – View
Ep 185 – Human Nature, Revolution, Left/Right… View
Ep 180 – Talking Tech with Michael Kwet – View
Ep 179 – Talking DSA with Max Elbaum  View
Ep 178 – Personal and Social Calamity  View
Ep 176 – Hear Arundhati Roy on Fascism – View
Ep 175 – Electoral Strategy with Lonnie Atkinson – View
Ep 174 – Transition 5 – Being Strategic – View
Ep 171 – Transition 4 – Logic of Transition – View
Ep 168 – Varoufakis/Albert 1-4 – View
Ep 166 – Consumption and Moral Judgements View
Ep 165 – Transition 1 Plus – View
Ep 164 – Parecon, Ecology, and Anarchism – View
Ep 163 – Race, Sex, Class and Effective Struggle – View
Ep 162 – Addressing DSA – View

Ep 161 – Reductionism and Us – View
Ep 160 – Marxism Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow – View
Ep 159 – Talking with Robert McChesney – View
Ep 158 – Lessons From Argentine Workplaces – View
Ep 157 – Arrogance, Hypocrisy, Violence, and More  View
Ep 154 – Talking with Jason Myles – View
Ep 153 – Talking with Loretta Ross – View
Ep 152 – Talking Anarchism with Alex Prichard – View
Ep 151 – Talking about Real Utopia – View
Ep 150 – Bertrand Bob Guevara and Us – View
Ep 149 – Talking with Matic Primc – View
Ep 148 – Catastrophism, Leadership…  View
Ep 147 – Origins, History, Prospects – View
Ep 145 – Talking with Jo Littler  View
Ep 144 – Talking with Padraig Connelly  View
Ep 143 – Ruminations 2 – View
Ep 141 – Talking with Jeremy Brecher – View
Ep 140 – Ruminations 1  – View
Ep 139 – Talking Labor with Richard Goff – View
Ep 137 – Talking Mideast with Stephen Shalom II – View
Ep 136 – WSF Testimonial – View
Ep 135 – Talking Mideast with Stephen Shalom I View
Ep 134 – Radical Program – View
Ep 133 – Chomsky Foreword for No Bosses = View
Ep 132 – Personality and Social Change – View
Ep 131 – Varoufakis Foreword for No Bosses – View
Ep 130 – Abolition!? – View
Ep 127 – Venting Spleen 1 With Vincent Emanuele – View
Ep 126 – Talking With Robert Johnson – View
Ep 125 – Talking with Martin Parker – View
Ep 123 – Imagine and Then Act – View
Ep 122 – Cancel Cancel Culture with Vince Emanuele – View
EP 121 – Talking With Yanis Varoufakis – 2 – View
Ep 120 – 15 Theses on Liberation – View
Ep 119 – Talking with Yanis Varoufakis Part 1 – View
Ep 118 – Talking with Justin Podur about Writing  View
Ep 117 – Answering Anarchist Critics 3  View
Ep 116 – Talking with Raj Patel about Food   View
Ep 115 – Answering Anarchist Critics 2   View
Ep 114 – Answering Anarchist Critics 1  View
Ep 111 – Autonomy, Solidarity, Affinity Groups, Mass Movements  View
Ep 110 – Violence, Democratic Centralism & Thinking About Strategy  View
Ep 109 – The Old Folks Home at the College  View
Ep 108 – Key Strategic Factors  View
Ep 107 – Participatory Economy’s History  View
Ep 106 – Emanuele Queries Albert    View
Ep 105 –  Persistence, or Pigheadedness?  View
Ep 104 – Can We Win? Or Will We Defeat Ourselves?  View
Ep 103 – Voters’ Motives and Left Agendas  View
Ep 102 – What’s Next  View
Ep 100 – Where Are We At with Noam Chomsky  View
Ep 99 – Left Culture and Movement Prospects  View
Ep 98 – Winning Participatory Socialism  View
Ep 97 – Being Radical   View
Ep 96 – Violence and Non Violence with Kathy Kelly   View
Ep 95 – Combatting Coup with Jeremy Brecher View
Ep 94 – Talking About Filmmaking with Amir Amirani   View
Ep 93 – Thinking About Socialism  View
Ep 92 – Dealing with Differences   View
Ep 91 – A Rock and a Hard Place  View
Ep 90 – Freedom, Responsibility, Alienation  View
Ep 89 – A Class Between Labor and Capital    View
Ep 88 – Raise Social Costs and an Eviction Crisis   View
Ep 87 – Reform, Revolution, and Theory  View
Ep 86 – Dump Trump then Combat Biden  View
Ep 85 – Society and Mental Illness with Sandy Carter  View
Ep 84 – Tomorrow’s World Today  View
Ep 83 – It’s the Stupid Economy  View
Ep 82 – What’s A Writer To Do  View
Ep 80 – Gearing Up or Dying Down  View
Ep 78 – Police, Criime, Justice    View
Ep 76 – The Prog. Intl. with David Adler  View
Ep 75 – Talking with Jeremy Brecher View 
Ep 73 – Election 2020 with Howie Hawkins  View
Ep 72 –  Ireland and Activism with Bridget Meehan  View
Ep 69 – A Life of Activism with Leslie Cagan  View
Ep 67 – Corona Activism with Vincent Emanuelle  View
Ep 65 – Journalism with Greg Wilpert  View
Ep 60 – Talking with Chomsky 1  View
Ep 53 – Organizing with Vincent Emanuele  View
Ep 52 – Dear Howie Hawkins  View
EP 51 – Ecology with Brian Tokar  View
Ep 48 – Societal Transition with Greg Wilpert  View
Ep 43 – Participatory Community 3 with Bill Fletcher  View
Ep 28 – Power Priorities and Government  View
Ep 26 – Conspiracy Theory or Not  View
Ep 22 – Dear DSA  View
Ep 20 – Some Basic Strategic Implications  View
Ep 13 – Reformism, Seeds of the Future  View
Ep 11 – Class Rule or Classlessness  View
Ep 10 – The Size of Movements  View
Ep 6 – Why Strategy?  View

Sequence Venting Spleen

Ep 132 – Personality and Social Change – View
Ep 127 – Venting Spleen 1 Police and Us  – View ====

Sequence: Guests

Ep 186 – Talking with Catherine Liu – View
Ep 183 – Talking Digital Socialism with James Muldoon – View
Ep 180 – Talking Tech with Michael Kwet – View
Ep 179 – Talking DSA with Max Elbaum  View
Ep 175 – Electoral Strategy with Lonnie Atkinson – View
Ep 173 – Varoufakis/Albert 5-7 – View
Ep 168 – Varoufakis/Albert 1-4 – View
Ep 159 – Talking with Robert McChesney – View
Rp 156 = Talking with Anders Sandstrom – View
Ep 155 – Talking with Sotiris Mitralexis – View
Ep 154 – Talking with Jason Myles – View
Ep 153 – Talking with Loretta Ross – View
Ep 152 – Talking Anarchism with Alex Prichard – View
Ep 151 – Talking with A. Shaner and B. Meehan – View
Ep 149 – Talking with Matic Primc – View
Ep 146 – Talking with David Rovics View
Ep 145 – Talking with Jo Littler  View
Ep 144 – Talking with Padraig Connelly  View
Ep 141 – Talking with Jeremy Brecher – View
Ep 139 – Talking Labor with Richard Goff – View
Ep 137 – Talking Mideast with Stephen Shalom II – View
Ep 135 – Talking Mideast with Stephen Shalom – View
Ep 133 – Chomsky Foreword for No Bosses = View
Ep 132 – Personality and Social Change – View
Ep 131 – Varoufakis Foreword for No Bosses – View
Ep 129 – Talking With Oliver Ressler – View
Ep 128 – Talking with Sean Michael Wilson – View
Ep 126 – Talking With Robert Johnson – View
Ep 125 – Talking with Martin Parker – View
Ep 124 – Talking With Yanis Varoufakis – 3  – View
Ep 122 – Cancel Cancel Culture with Vince Emanuele – View
EP 121 – Talking With Yanis Varoufakis – 2 – View
Ep 119 – Talking with Yanis Varoufakis Part 1 – View
Ep 118 – Talking with Justin Podur about Writing  View
Ep 117 – Answering Anarchist Critics 3  View
Ep 116 – Talking with Raj Patel about Food   View
Ep 113 – Talking about Art with Jerry Fresia  View
Ep 107 – Participatory Economy’s History  View
Ep 106 – Emanuele Queries Albert    View
Ep 96 – Violence and Non Violence with Kathy Kelly   View
Ep 95 – Combatting Coup with Jeremy Brecher View
Ep 94 – Talking About Filmmaking with Amir Amirani   View
Ep 85 – Society and Mental Illness with Sandy Carter  View
Ep 78 – Talking Activism with Medea Benjamin   View
Ep 76 – The Prog. International with David Adler  View
Ep 75 – Talking with Jeremy Brecher View 
Ep 73 – Election 2020 with Howie Hawkins  View
Ep 72 –  Ireland and Activism with Bridget Meehan  View
Ep 70 – Athletics with Sandy Carter  View
Ep 69 – A Life of Activism with Leslie Cagan  View
Ep 67 – Corona Activism with Vincent Emanuelle  View
Ep 66 – Education with Peter Bohmer  View
Ep 65 – Journalism with Greg Wilpert  View
Ep 60 – Talking with Chomsky 1  View
Ep 59 – Writing with Justin Podur  View
Ep 57 – Visual Art with Jerry Fresia   View
Ep 55 – Music and Art with Sandy Carter   View
Ep 53 – Organizing with Vincent Emanuele  View
Ep 52 – Dear Howie Hawkins  View
EP 51 – Ecology with Brian Tokar  View
Ep 48 – Societal Transition with Greg Wilpert  View
Ep 50 – Internationalism with Peter Bohmer  View
Ep 43 – Community /Culture 3 with Bill Fletcher   View
Ep 40 – Community / Culture 2 with Justin Podur  View
Ep 34 – Parpolity 3 with Stephen Shalom  View
Ep 31 – Participatory Kinship 2 with Cynthia Peters  View
Ep 25 – Participatory Polity 2  Stephen Shalom  View
Ep 18 – Disputing 3 Chomsky  View
Ep 17 – Disputing 2 Ehrenreich  View

Sequence: Collective 20

Ep 103 – Voters’ Motives and Left Agendas  View
Ep 102 – What’s Next  View
Ep 90 – Freedom, Responsibility, Alienation  View
EP 88 – Raise Social Costs and an Eviction Crisis   View
Ep 84 – Tomorrow’s World Today  View
Ep 83 – It’s the Stupid Economy  View
Ep 80 – Gearing Up or Dying Down  View

Sequence: Q/A

Ep 118 – Talking with Justin Podur about Writing  View
Ep 112 – Rasmus on Wall Street and Financial Markets  View
Ep 107 – Participatory Economy’s History  View
Ep 106 – Emanuele Queries Albert    View
Ep 105 –  Persistence, or Pigheadedness?  View

Ep 101 – Talking About Noam Chomsky  View
Ep 81 – Talking About Writing   View
Ep 77 – Motives and Methods of Media Projects  View
Ep 71 – Corona, Election & Podcasting  View-====

Sequence: The 2020 Election

Ep 95 – Combatting Coup with Jeremy Brecher View
Ep 86 – Dump Trump then Combat Biden   View
EP 74 – SDSers, DSA, Greens, Election 2020  View
Ep 73 – Election 2020 with Howie Hawkins  View
Ep 61 – Talking With Norman Solomon  View
Ep 58 – Debate and Vituperation  View
Ep 52 – Dear Howie Hawkins  View
Ep 23 – To Participate or Not To Participate  View

Ep 16 – Overview Entering Election Season  View

Sequence: Next American Revolution

The Next American Revolution, or NAR, Sequence presents a screenplay for a hoped for movie. It conveys the dialog but also tries to present the visuals. The content is about an actual future process of change, meant to inspire and also provide useful insights. It is vision and strategy throughout.

Ep 118 – Talking with Justin Podur about Writing  View
Ep 47 – This is the End  View
Ep 45 – Education & Elections   View

Ep 44 – Community & Economic Vision   View
Ep 42 – Political and Gender vision and more  View
EP 41 – Race, Organizing, and Blocs  View
Ep 39 – Some RPS Basics, Economics, and Prison  View
Ep 38 – Hollywood Activism…  View
Ep 36 – Class, Economics, Health, and RPS  View
Ep 35 – Housing, Health Care, and RPS  View
Ep 33 – Immigration, police, housing, and more…  View
Ep 32 – Some Early Struggle and Organizing  View
Ep 30 – A Glance Ahead and Some Early Days  View
Ep 29 – Introduction  View

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