The Left Side of Liberty

The Left Side of Liberty

By The Left Side of Liberty
This podcast presents news stories, political commentary and theoretical concepts from a left libertarian/anarchistperspective. I will promise my listeners that, while I will offer commentary from my perspective, when dealing with news stories, I will do my best to be factually accurate. Become a Patron!
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George Floyd, Systemic Racism, Protesting and My Feelings on Rioting
I break down the George Floyd incident and my feelings on the response from the government and from protesters.
1:31:56
May 30, 2020
Another Double Dose of PragerU and Interview with LNC Chair Candidate Mike Shipley
I break down two (shockingly) misleading PragerU videos and I interview my friend and LNC Chair candidate Mike Shipley about his campaign, the 2020 election and his general political philosophy. 
1:30:27
April 26, 2020
Will COVID-19 Be the Final Nail in Neoliberal Capitalism's Coffin?
I break down videos from Noam Chomsky and PragerU then give my thoughts and analysis on the Coronavirus, the incompetence of the Trump administration and the weakness of supposedly "progressive" and "socialist" politicians in America and around the world.   
2:02:43
April 19, 2020
Candace Owens and Sean Hannity Fearmonger About Bernie Sanders, Anti-Muslim Authoritarian Crackdown in India, Cenk Uygur's Anti-Union Company Policy and More
I break down two Fox News videos and analyze articles about Cenk Uygur, India's increasing problem of Hindu nationalist violence sanctioned by the Modi regime, the return of far-right politics in Germany and Bernie Sanders' comments about Cuba and the Castro regime.
1:50:31
February 29, 2020
Ben Shapiro's Stale Straw Man of Bernie, The Five's Terrible Debate Analysis, Leftward Shift in Ireland, The Reality of the Trump Economy and More
I break down video clips from Ben Shapiro and The Five and analyze articles concerning the recent Irish elections, the reality of America's current economy, the rank anti-Medicare For All propaganda and the Trump administration's crackdown on voting stocks.
1:48:16
February 22, 2020
The "Far-Left" and "Far-Right" False Equivalence
I break down clips of AOC and The Hill TV's Rising and also explain why the so-called "far-left" is nowhere near as bad as the far-right, contrary to popular centrist belief. 
1:22:08
February 6, 2020
Markets Are Not Inherently Bad SPECIAL
I break down two disgusting PragerU videos and explain why I believe markets aren't inherently bad, particularly for consumer/luxury goods.
1:27:53
January 17, 2020
Special- Contradictions in American Conservatism, Escalation with Iran
I breakdown the contradictions in American conservative thought as I perceive them and rant about the US' current escalation of tensions with Iran.
1:08:02
January 3, 2020
Michelle Obama and Jenna Bush's Elitist Love Fest, PragerU's Classic Christmas Video, Screwed American Steelworkers, Iranian Uprising, Fascism in the UK and More
I breakdown two cringeworthy elitist videos and articles on the Iranian Uprising, the further abandonment of American steelworkers, the destruction of labor movements in the UK and the evangelical Trump base's utter hypocrisy and moral depravity. 
1:33:32
December 22, 2019
Hegseth and Prager Defend US Empire, Trump in Desperation, Big Trouble in Little Bolivia, Lebanese Working Class Strikes Back!
In this episode I cover 2 PragerU videos, the Bolivian Coup, a letter sent to me my Donald Trump, a working class revolt in Lebanon, and the coup in Bolivia. 
1:49:22
November 19, 2019
Dane Posner Owns Kaitlin Bennett, Dinesh D'Souza Defends Exploitation, the WFP Endorses Warren, UAW Strike and More
My friend Dane Posner owns a smug "libertarian" girl, Dinesh D'Souza fails to defend capitalist exploitation of workers, the Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren, the UAW strokes continue and Trump wants to pull troops from Syria and leave the Kurds to be slaughtered. 
1:40:07
October 8, 2019
Ingraham and Crenshaw vs Piker, Chomsky on Conservatism, Sri Lankan University Strikes, Philly Labor Movement and More
I break down a discussion between Congressman Dan Crenshaw and Laura Ingraham and an interview clip of Noam Chomsky on conservatism. I also break down news stories such as the Sri Lankan university employee strikes, transportation worker strikes in Spain, the Hong Kong Protests and the history of the American labor movement, which essentially started in Philadelphia in 1786 and led to a notable 1835 which resulted in some wins for the working class!
1:32:17
September 4, 2019
2020 Democratic Race & Debates and Gun Control SPECIAL
I break down my favorite and least favorite candidates on the Democratic side for the 2020 election and outline my position on the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton and gun control in general.
1:11:53
August 14, 2019
Slimeball Ted Cruz Plays the Victim Twice, Bernie is Now Advocating Actual Quasi-Socialist Policies, Tamil Nadu Auto Strikes, Black Vest Protests and More
I break down two Ted Cruz videos on internet censorship, an article in Jacobin on Bernie Sanders, two articles from WSWS on strikes and protests in India and France and the recent halfhearted "condemnations" of the Israeli occupation of Palestine by Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden.
1:42:30
July 16, 2019
Jesus and Capitalism (Again), Stossel on Venezuela, AOC's Border Visit, Greek Austerity Disaster and More
I break down videos from PragerU and John Stossel and also analyze news articles from The Hill, The Guardian, Jacobin and the World Socialist Web Site.
1:38:54
July 9, 2019
Reza and Russell on Jesus being Anticapitalist, Tucker Carlson vs. Koch Brothers Mayor Pete's Cop Fetish, Bernie defends Lula, and More
I break down a videos from Russell Brand (featuring religious scholar Reza Aslan) and Tucker Carlson. I also examine articles covering South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg's atrocious record on police brutality issues, ex-Brazilian president Lula's politically-motivated imprisonment, the impact of US sanctions on the Iranian working class, and I also examine a summary of recent/current workers' strikes from around the world. Enjoy! 
1:39:20
June 28, 2019
Charlie Kirk Whining About Universities, Ben Shapiro Triggered by Colbert, South Korean Shipbuilders Strike, Flint Water Crisis and More
I break down videos by Charlie Kirk and Ben Shapiro and go over the South Korean shipbuilders strike, the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the wildcat strikes in Salinas, California, and the mistrial of Arizona border humanitarian Scott Warren. 
1:42:45
June 17, 2019
Cornel West, Thomas Sowell, Soc Dem and Conservatives Losses in EU, Honduran Labor Strikes and More
I break down a hilarious video featuring Laura Ingraham and Candace Owens trying to debate Cornel West! I also break down a video of a Thomas Sowell interview discussing his disagreements with Noam Chomsky. I also break down articles covering topics such as the recent Honduran labor strikes, the Trump Administration's rollback of protections for the LGBTQ+ community, ridiculously overpriced lifesaving drugs and the rise and fall of social democratic and conservative parties in Europe.
1:25:58
May 30, 2019
Crazy Candace Owens, Baby Ben Shapiro, Joe Biden, Sri Lanka and More
I break down a December 2018 Russell Brand podcast featuring Candace Owens and a May 2019 BBC interview with Ben Shapiro. I also cover recent unrest in Sri Lanka, Joe Biden's efforts to sell out to the Republicans, the US military's escalation with Iran and recent Australian elections and right-wing populism.  
1:40:43
May 23, 2019
Scandinavia, The Myth of Anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party, UAW Scandal and More
I break down 2 Fox videos and discuss the myth of rising anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party, the UAW scandal, Beto O'Rourke, the New Zealand mosque terrorist attack and Ilhan Omar's justified criticisms of the US invasion of Iraq on this day in 2003.
1:20:15
March 20, 2019
Spirituality and Communal Values
I explain the link between spirituality and advocacy of communal societies based on charity, voluntary association, and distribution of resources according to need. I also instruct listeners about how to perform Mokuso, a Japanese form of meditation typically practiced before and after martial arts training sessions. 
45:00
February 24, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn, French Gov Assault on Free Speech of Yellow Vests, Trump's New AG and More
Part II of my 1/17/19 podcast wherein I cover Jeremy Corbin's false "friend of the working man" persona, the French government's assault on the free speech rights of Yellow Vest protesters, Donald Trump's new, less-anti-marijuana attorney general, and a Republican-led charge to hold cellphone carriers accountable for selling customer information to third parties. 
09:58
January 18, 2019
People Talking About Socialism Who Don't Know Anything About It
In this episode, I break down two videos, one from liberal Kyle Kulinski and one from conservative Sean Hannity. Both of these pundits have commented about socialism, but both of them seem to have very little idea about what socialism actually is. 
1:21:14
January 18, 2019
Privatization and Taxation- Perspectives from Left and Right Libertarians
Special episode! No news, just my usual Double Video Breakdown featuring a video from Freedomtoons DEFENDING Trump's tax bill, and another video from my ideological hero, Noam Chomsky. Freedomtoons is a YouTube channel by an ancap libertarian named Seamus. Noam Chomsky is a world-renowned scholar and public intellectual who is also possibly the most well-known living libertarian socialist. As always, enjoy!
1:14:53
January 15, 2019
Trump's Incoherent Wall Nonsense, Dem Response, Indian Worker Protests and More
I break down Trump's Oval Office address on the border wall and government shutdown, in addition to breaking down the Democrats' response to said address. I also analyze a condescending Slate article defending corporate Democrats. Other articles are on Trump's "promise" to pay workers after the shutdown ends, worker protests in India, and Mike Pompeo's ridiculous speech in Cairo. The last few minutes got cut off, but you can get a pretty good idea of where I was going. Enjoy!
1:27:58
January 11, 2019
AOC, Assault on Food Stamps, The Destruction of "Civility" and More
I break down recent videos from Fox News and The Daily Wire and discuss the impact the current government shutdown is having on working people. I also explain why people need to be careful about trusting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Finally, I explain why Marco Rubio's new anti-BDS bill is an attack on the First Amendment of the US Constitution.
1:37:33
January 9, 2019
Jordan Peterson, Elizabeth Warren, New Dems and More, Part 2
I break down stories about the yellow vest protests in France, Nancy Pelosi's crippling of the progressive agenda, the US and Israel pulling out of UNESCO, and the New Democrats' dangerously increasing influence over Dems in the House and Senate.
44:36
January 3, 2019
Jordan Peterson, Elizabeth Warren, New Dems and More, Part 1
The first part of the podcast. I dropped my microphone and it stopped the entire recording so this part only contains my breakdown of Jordan Peterson's PragerU video and the audio of Elizabeth Warren's 2020 campaign video.
1:03:55
January 3, 2019
Gov Shutdown, US-Russian Relations, Climate Change and Immigration & More
Latest episode of The Left Side of Liberty! I discuss the recent government shutdown, our complicated relations with Russia, the impact of climate change on immigration and even debunk a couple of right-wing videos!
1:34:49
December 30, 2018
How the Democrats Work Pt. 2, Trump to Withdraw from Syria, Amazon Protests and more
I discuss Trump's withdrawal of troops from Syria, Amazon worker protests and other recent news stories in addition to providing and honest critique of the Democratic Party.
1:21:07
December 20, 2018
My Ideological Evolution, Libertarian Socialism, the Democratic Party and More
My very first podcast! As the episode's title implies, topics include my personal ideological evolution, libertarian socialism/anarcho-communism and the Democratic Party.
47:44
December 18, 2018