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Ep. 35: On May 1st, Kill the Bill, and Platypus in Australia

Sh*t Platypus Says · Ep. 35 On May 1st, Kill the Bill, and Platypus in Australia

On this episode of SPS, Sophia, Pamela and Platypus member Erin report on the Kill the Bill & May 1st protests in London, Berlin and New York. In the second half members Ryan and Sam reflect upon seeding a Platypus chapter in Melbourne Australia. We discuss encounters with local Leftist groups, what Adam Smith has to teach us about bourgeois society, and their upcoming panel discussion: "What is Capitalism and why should we be against it?"

To learn more about Platypus in Melbourne, drop by one of their reading group meetings either on Wednesdays online via zoom, or in-person starting next semester at the University of Melbourne. Their coffee breaks are at the Clyde Hotel every second Thursday. The upcoming panel event: "What is Capitalism, and why should we be against it?" is on Saturday the 22nd of May. FB invite: www.facebook.com/events/1138149399985555

Reference Links:

Platypus Panel: "Corona und die Linke" (in German)
youtu.be/cynozxmZQsg

Chris Cutrone, The Millennial Left is dead, October 2017
platypus1917.org/2017/10/01/millennial-left-dead/

Spencer Leonard, Zero Squared 207: Adam Smith-Revolutionary, July 2019
www.youtube.com/watch?v=cApVoE_A-JM

Hosted by Sophia F., Pamela N and Andreas W, with original tracks by Tamas Vilaghy, and editing assistance by Michael Woodson. Cover photograph by Piotr Pietrus (@piotr.pietrus on Instagram).

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