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Ep 40: On Chappelle & The End of the End of History

For this episode of SPS, Sophia and Pamela take up Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix special, "The Closer," and the blowback following its release. For the main segment, Sophia catches up with the makers behind the Aufhebunga Bunga pod, Alex Hochuli and George Hoare, to discuss their new book, The End of the End of History: Politics in the Twenty-First Century. She asks about their characterization of "anti-politics," how they understood the Trump & Brexit moment, and the importance of Hegel for the Left today. Hochuli is a writer and translator living in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and Hoare is a researcher and political consultant in London.

Aufhebunga Bunga podcast
bungacast.com/

The End of the End of History (Zero Books, 2021)
www.amazon.com/End-History-Polit…ury/dp/1789045231

Links to SPS episodes with Aufhebunga Bunga boys:
[Ep 23] Convo w/ Philip Cunliffe in London for a post-panel reflection on our "After the Election" panel at the London School of Economics
Platypus-affiliated-society – Ep23
[Ep 10] A conversation with Alex Hochuli on Brazil's 2018 presidential elections.
Platypus-affiliated-society – Ep10
[Ep 02] Why should anyone care about 1917? A Conversation on Philip Cunliffe's Lenin Lives!: Reimagining the Russian Revolution 1917-2017 (2017)
Platypus-affiliated-society – Ep-2

James Heartfield, The 'Death of the Subject' Explained (2006)
www.amazon.com/Death-Subject-Exp…eld/dp/141964436X

Platypus Panel, "Bonapartism: How is the State Revolutionary?" (PAS International Convention 2020)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zsx6V5DCGUo

Chris Cutrone, "Rousseau, Kant and Hegel" Platypus Review 61 (2013)
platypus1917.org/2013/11/01/rousseau-kant-hegel/

Hosted by Sophia F., Pamela N. and Andreas W., with original tracks by Tamas Vilaghy & Louis Sterrett, and editing assistance by Michael Woodson and Tamas Vilaghy. To learn more about Platypus, go to Platypus1917.org.