How did I not find this pod until recently!?!?! Amazing, love the linked sources and book recommendations!

Catching up, at the expense of focus at work ;)


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'Freedom', and the various (often opposing) uses to which it's put, seems to demand more unpacking- the latest episode of BBC's Thinking Allowed focussed on its genealogy, including Prof Tyler Stovall's idea that much contemporary usage of freedom is a particularly 'white freedom', and a Dutch prof who argues that it represents a conservative counter-move precisely to greater democratic freedom that liberates the working class. How does 'liberation' relate to 'libertarian'- again, the meanings often seem to oppose, but hey, glad you touched on it- perhaps '"freedom"=capitalism' is the crux.

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