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Nationalize This!

Aug 15, 2019

Space, many believe, is the final frontier… 

And like all frontiers, there’s a bunch of white men preparing to break free from their home world to colonize it for their own personal benefit. Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson among others, have all showed off their conspicuous consumption by seizing upon...


Aug 1, 2019

Housing, many believe, is a human right. In America, though, we have something called a rental broker, whose sole job it is to give you the phone number of the slumlord. That costs a month’s rent, because why not?

So what hopes do tenants have for a more just and equitable approach to housing? Quite a bit, actually....


Jul 18, 2019

Without something drastic happening, fossil fuel and coal companies appear committed to burning everything in the ground they can get their hands on until the vast majority of flora and fauna on the planet are wiped out of existence. So let's start thinking of something drastic? Thea Riofrancos joins us to talk about...


Jun 28, 2019

Welcome to Nationalize This! a podcast about public ownership, democratic control, and the successes and failures of nationalization projects. 

This episode focuses on the recent history of bank nationalization efforts following the 2008 financial crisis. My guest is Thomas M. Hanna, the author of “The Crisis...