Living in the end times, the book (LET021)

Rep. Pramila Jayapal drops her Medicare for All bill (HR 1384) in the U.S. House with 106 co-sponsors. Amos and Ex discuss. Also bandied about at length are Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek and his 2010 book Living in the End Times, which gave this podcast its title. Spoiler alert: capitalism is dying and as such the West is in the throes of the initial stages of Elisabeth Kubler Ross’s five stages of grief, namely denial and anger. Next comes bargaining, of which Medicare for All and a Green New Deal (we hope) are the beneficiaries.

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