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Ep. 7: On 50 years of 1968, Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” and the Irish border

On this episode of SPS, we discuss Childish Gambino’s “This Is America;” “50 Years of 1968,” the opening plenary at the International Convention of the Platypus Affiliated Society in Chicago, April 2018; and the recent liberal hysteria over the Irish border, with Platypus members Cam Hardy (Toronto) and Rory Hannigan (Sheffield, UK).

Hosted by Audrey Crescenti, Pam C. Nogales C., Laurie Rojas.

Articles mentioned:
(1) "Up in the air: The legacy of the New Communist Movement, An interview with Max Elbaum" with Spencer A. Leonard, in the Platypus Review 30 (December 2010)
platypus1917.org/2010/12/01/up-in…munist-movement/
(2) "The Cynicism of Childish Gambino’s 'This Is America'" by Israel Daramola, in Spin (May 8, 2018)
www.spin.com/2018/05/donald-glo…is-america-review/
(3) "The ex-IRA men: ‘United Ireland? It’s all guff’" by Simon Carswell, in the Irish Times (Apr 8, 2017)
www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/ir…-guff-1.3041131
(4) Mike Mcnair on Ireland and Brexit, in "Across the board" for the Weekly Worker (April 24, 2018)
weeklyworker.co.uk/worker/1200/across-the-board/

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