Historical Materialism Podcast

by Lukas Slothuus and Ashok Kumar

A podcast by Historical Materialism on critical Marxist theory. The podcast offers a deep-dive into each new issue of the Historical Materialism Journal. With Lukas Slothuus and Ashok Kumar. Music by Thijs Keulen. Artwork by David Mabb. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E03 - The Political Economy of Tar Sands

    S01 E03 - The Political Economy of Tar Sands

    What is the future of the tar sands in Canada and how does this industry fit in the larger global political economy of fossil fuels? What is the rentier's dilemma and how does it affect the tar sand economy? In this episode, Lukas...

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  • S01 E02 - The Economics of Modern Imperialism

    S01 E02 - The Economics of Modern Imperialism

    How does imperialism function economically today? What constitutes economic imperialism and what is the law of the tendency of the rate of profit to fall? In this episode, Lukas Slothuus and Ashok Kumar ask Michael Roberts, co-aut...

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  • S01 E01 - Political Marxism

    S01 E01 - Political Marxism

    How relevant is Political Marxism today, and what are its main critiques? Join for our inaugural episode of the Historical Materialism Podcast to find out. The podcast offers a deep-dive into each new issue of the Historical Mater...

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