Freedom Dreams w/ Robin D.G. Kelley

Featuring Robin D.G. Kelley on Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination. Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and get our weekly newsletter by email Peruse our newsletters and vast archives at …

Gramsci, Organization, Crisis w/ Michael Denning

Featuring Michael Denning on Antonio Gramsci. The second of a two-part interview. Read the passages of Selections from the Prison Notebooks that Dan read to prepare: thedigradio.com/gramscinotebooks Support The Dig …

Gramsci & Hegemony w/ Michael Denning

Featuring Michael Denning on Antonio Gramsci. Part one of an expansive two-part interview. Read the passages of Selections from the Prison Notebooks that Dan read to prepare: thedigradio.com/gramscinotebooks Support The …

The Capitalist Conjuncture w/ Tim Barker

Featuring historian Tim Barker on monetary politics, inflation, and the general capitalist conjuncture. The second of a two-part interview. Check out my July 2021 interview with Barker if you want …

Monetary Politics w/ Tim Barker

Featuring historian Tim Barker on the state of monetary politics amid the current fight over inflation. Check out my July 2021 interview with Barker if you want a more expansive …

New Deal Ruins w/ Edward Goetz

Featuring Edward Goetz on his book New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, and Public Housing Policy. Goetz tells the story of American public housing and then its destruction and dismantling, …

Modern Housing w/ Gail Radford

Featuring Gail Radford on her classic book Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era. Radford tells the story of Catherine Bauer, the Labor Housing Conference, and …

Founding Finance with William Hogeland

Astra Taylor interviews William Hogeland on his book Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation. Hogeland recovers a fascinating crop of mostly-forgotten rebels, the …

The “Woke Mob” Made Them MAGA?

Featuring Daniel Denvir on the Citations Needed podcast (as guest, not host) debunking the argument that “woke mobs” (liberal or left identity politics) drove white working-class men into MAGA’s arms. …