It’s Going Down – May 20, 2022

It's Going Down

Featuring interviews with participants in social movements, struggles, rebellions, projects, thinkers, and organizers.

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In this episode, we speak with Austin based journalist Kit O’Connell about the growing attacks on abortion access and the LGBTQ community across Texas. We discuss how anti-LGBTQ legislation, pushed by a wave of far-Right conspiracy theories which have repackage trans and homophobia into a panic around “groomers,” which is creating and atmosphere of fear … Continued

On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak to Modibo Kadalie and Andrew Zonneveld about their new book, Intimate Direct Democracy: Fort Mose, the Great Dismal Swamp, and the Human Quest for Freedom. We talk about how racialized slavery gave rise to global capitalism and how maroon societies in places like the Great … Continued

On this episode of It’s Going Down,  we again speak with anarchist theorist and author Peter Gelderloos, who discusses his new book, The Solutions are Already Here: Strategies for Ecological Revolution from Below, which is part indictment of capitalist civilization and part collection of interviews with those on the frontlines of ecological and anti-colonial struggles … Continued

On It’s Going Down, Ben Lorber of Political Research Associates (PRA) speaks on the growing crossover between the Trumpian wing of the GOP and a new iteration of the white nationalist movement, known as the Groypers, led by Unite the Right marcher, Nick Fuentes. We also present a short interview with two folks involved in … Continued

It’s Going Down speaks with a member of the Youth Liberation Front (YLF) in Florida about the wave of student walkouts resisting the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill in Florida, a piece of legislation aimed at stopping any discussion of LGBTQ+ issues in school. We also present an anti-capitalist analysis of why gas prices are so … Continued