Eric Laursen, author of The Operating System An Anarchist Theory of the Modern State, joins It’s Going Down to argue that everything we think we know about the creation and function of the political State is fundamentally wrong. States did not arise out of a collective need, nor were they created organically; they instead were … Continued


It’s Going Down hosts discuss the Right’s latest AstroTurf and fear-mongering campaign around ‘Critical Race Theory,’ and how a collection of think-tanks, Fox News hosts, and Republican politicians, are revamping old conspiracy theories to advance attacks on academic freedom, civil rights, and free speech. At the same time, key sections of the GOP are doubling … Continued


On It’s Going Down, we speak with Chuck Tanner of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR) about the People’s Rights Network, a collection of far-Right activists led by Ammon Bundy, famous for participating in armed standoffs in various states. Currently, Bundy is pushing for more water access to ranchers hit hard … Continued


On today’s episode of it’s Going Down, we speak with SA Smythe, who is “a statewide coordinating committee member of the faculty wing of California Cops Off Campus (UCFTP) and organizes with students and other comrades in the broader Cops Off Campus Coalition and other abolitionist/anti-carceral groups across Turtle Island and in Europe.” We discuss … Continued


On this episode of the It’s Going Down, IGD contributor Scott Campbell speaks with Clay Colmon, who teaches in the Cultural Studies Department at Claremont Graduate University and is the Associate Director of Instructional Design at UPenn’s School of Arts and Sciences. The two discuss the potential and meaning of change, the growing capaciousness of … Continued