Mar 29, 2020 – Bring to Birth a New World from the Ashes of the Old – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 302 EXTENDED

In this extended episode, Bill and Rachel discuss the failure of market liberal democracies to prevent or respond to the pandemic adequately and how the overnight unique economic collapse is forcing employers and employees alike to rethink how we organize our society.

Links and notes for ep 302 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Ep-302-Links-and-Notes-Bring-to-Birth-A-New-World-From-the-Ashes-of-the-Old.pdf

Return to Lend-Lease 20: Climate Change and the End of Liberal World as We Know It. External podcast episodes referenced this week: Trashfuture Season 3 Premiere Line Go Stop; Trillbilly Workers Party 139 Trial Balloon for a Climate Disaster.

Opening theme music by Stunt Bird. Closing music this week is “Solidarity Forever.”

Mar 15, 2020 – Spanish Flu – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 300

Description: Bill and Rachel discuss the history of the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 and lessons learned that might be relevant today with coronavirus.

Links and notes for ep 300 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/AFD-Ep-300-Links-and-Notes-Spanish-Flu.pdf

Theme music by Stunt Bird.

Mar 8, 2020 – Coronavirus – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 299

Rachel deploys her knowledge of infectious diseases to update us on the new coronavirus (Covid-19): what it is, what happens when you get it, how to limit the spread, and what might happen next. (Not official medical advice!)

Links and notes for ep. 299 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Ep-299-Mar-8-2020-Coronavirus.pdf

Theme music by Stunt Bird