12 – Robinson Crusoe Didn’t Kill Himself

Re-evaluating the left’s symptomatic preoccupations with the Epstein scandal, hosts Will Beaman & Maxximilian Seijo critique the atomizing and othering “Islands Discourse” that animates such responses. Will and Maxx begin with the island obsessions behind the TrueAnon podcast and Jacobin Magazine. They then historicize such desires through critical close readings of Gilles Deleuze’s Desert Islands and Karl Marx’s analysis of Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe.

Music: “Yum” from “This Would Be Funny If It Were Happening To Anyone But Me” EP by flirting.
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