Oct 31, 2019 • 1HR 15M

Michael Harris, progressive politics and "Welcome to the Rebellion"

Open in playerListen on);

Appears in this episode

Stephen Kent
Your favorite stories are part of your real life. Star Wars. The Lord of the Rings. Marvel. Batman. Are you listening to what they’re trying to tell you? Geeky Stoics is all about Stoicism, Philosophy, and Wisdom found in Pop Culture. http://geekystoics.com/
Episode details

This week on Beltway Banthas, author Michael Harris joins the show to preview his upcoming book, "Welcome to the Rebellion: A new hope in radical politics. Michael and Stephen discuss how Star Wars can inspire a young, new-left movement to confront the most pressing issues of the day for progressives: capitalism, income inequality, climate, nationalism and more.

To start things off, we review the big trailer release for The Rise of Skywalker, get into "Bendemption" and Stephen goes over his experience at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in Anaheim.