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Hearing Communism: Part Two

Part two of Hearing Communism—five short audio pieces by students in my International Communism undergraduate research seminar at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Hearing Communism: Part One


Part one of Hearing Communism—five short audio pieces by students in my International Communism undergraduate research seminar at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Socialism for Realists

Guest: Sam Gindin on socialism for realists.

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Ideologies of Race in Russia

Guest: David Rainbow on Ideologies of Race: Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union in Global Context published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.

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Underground Entrepreneurs in the Soviet Union


Guest: James Heinzen on “underground entrepreneurs” and black markets in the Soviet 1950s to the 1980s.

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Russian Conservatism


Guest: Paul Robinson on Russian Conservatism published by Northern Illinois University Press.

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Immortalism and Transhumanism in Russia


Guest: Anya Bernstein on The Future of Immortality: Remaking Life and Death in Contemporary Russia published by Princeton University Press.

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Objects and Values of Labor in Socialist Hungary

Guest: Martha Lampland on the commodification of labor in Socialist Hungary.

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Political Diary from Russia

Friends of the show Ilya Budraitskis and Ilya Matveev on the latest news from Russia.

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