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2. and the Crisis of Meaning

COVID-19 brutally exposes the system's flaws

In the second episode of Failed State Update, we check in on Christian Smalls, the ex-Amazon employee who lost his job fighting to protect his coworkers from Covid-19. And then we'll have a wide-ranging conversation with J.P. Sottile, the journalist behind the influential Rundown newsletter, about the strange political and psychological times we've found ourselves in. Topics include the generation gap, fascism, nuclear war, and looking at the bright side of the system's collapse.

CORRECTION: I'm pretty sure I referred to Christian Smalls as "Christopher" on the podcast. Apologies.

Christian Smalls on Twitter:

J.P. Sottile's essential Rundown newsletter:

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