The Field and the Knee: Trump, Football and the Eschaton

Why does the emperor turn the circus against him? In conventional narratives of authoritarianism, sports are a tool of reinforcing uncritical patriotism and keeping entertainment wedded to the heights of performative nationalism. Yet Donald Trump, a man seen as representing the ruddy faces of America’s red state white male fathers, who all tune in to […]

The Trumpland Podcast

The Trumpland Podcast chronicles the weeks following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the 2016 election. The goal of the podcast is to hold the Democrats accountable, expose neoliberalism and oligarchy, and offer some hope for a progressive future in light of the global rise of far-right populism. EPISODES: Further resources: (Full of the usual wrong […]