It Could Happen Here

It Could Happen Here

It Could Happen Here started as an exploration of the possibility of a new civil war. Now a daily show, it's evolved into a chronicle of collapse as it happens, and an exploration of how we might build a better future. Every day Robert Evans, Garrison Davis, Mia Wong, James Stout and Shereen Lani Younes take you on a jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world and towards a better one that lays just on the horizon.

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May 21, 2024 30 mins

Andrew talk with Gare about the history of anarchist labor organizing in Cuba.

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Margaret Killjoy talks with Gare about how to get and stay plugged into the movement.

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Margaret reads a piece of folklore about the colonization of Siberia.

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May 18, 2024 213 mins

All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file.

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May 17, 2024 37 mins

Molly, Mia, and Shereen celebrate National Police Week by deconstructing some of the myths about line of duty deaths and sharing the stories of several of the officers being honored this week.

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May 16, 2024 61 mins

Gare, James, Mia, and Molly compare their experiences at campus occupations in four different cities.

 

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Robert broke his waterbed. Also, the world might end. Let's talk about emergency solar power.

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May 14, 2024 37 mins

Mia talks with Alex, Rocky, and Madelyn from Blue Bottle Independent Union about organizing an independent union and how they outmaneuvered Nestlé.

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@bbiunion on twitter and instagram

@bbiu16 on TikTok

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James talks to Mo about the supreme court’s decision not to hear the McKesson case, what it really means for protest, and wise legal strategy for protesters in a year of election and genocide.

https://harvard.turtl.co/story/protect-your-people/page/1 

https://ssd.eff.org 

Https://NLG.org 

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Margaret reads three Slavic folk tales about magic women and mean children.

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May 11, 2024 150 mins

All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file.

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James, Robert, and Mia are joined by Debbie Bookchin (@debbiebookchin) and Arthur Pye (@TheArthurPye) to talk about the situation in Rojava, how listeners can help, and the ECR’s upcoming speaking tour.

For more information about the Emergency Committee for Rojava and their upcoming West Coast speaking tour (May 11-17) featuring Debbie Bookchin and Arthur Pye, go to defendrojava.org or follow @defendrojava on any social media plat...

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May 9, 2024 21 mins

Andrew and James build on yesterday’s episode, dig deeper into Bob Altemeyer’s work, and discuss what the psychological characteristics of an authoritarian leader are. 

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Andrew and James discuss authoritarian followers and what traits might make people more likely to follow an authoritarian leader.

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May 7, 2024 28 mins

Mia talks with Janie and Sol from Fried Egg Works Union about unionizing Portland staple Fried Egg I'm In Love, why workers should unionize preemptively, and the challenges and advantages of unionizing small businesses

 

https://gofund.me/11d9775d

@friedeggwu on insta/x/tiktok

$friedeggwu on cashapp.

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May 6, 2024 41 mins

Gare talks with filmmaker Vera Drew and comedian Ella Yurman about the pitfalls of representation and moving beyond the online media bubble.

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In part two, Margaret reads Danl a story about hackers using drones to disrupt for-profit incarceration.

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May 4, 2024 157 mins

All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file.

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May 3, 2024 42 mins

Gare talks with comedian Ella Yurman and filmmaker Vera Drew about the politics of late night comedy and the process of creating alternative queer media.

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Robert and the crew interview activists in Arcata, California and Portland, Oregon about two university occupations in solidarity with Gaza that have both attracted press, and police, attention.

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