The Bad Part Of Good Ideas

In this episode I start trying to look at the whole view of political ideas including their implementation. This change in view was inspired by an article I read on Medium.com called “Plato, radicalism, and ‘good ideas implemented badly’”by Orestis Tsinalis. Taking that perspective both socialism and democracy seem like bad ideas. Does that mean that Democratic Socialism is a bad idea? I also talk about my impending resignation from The Chico Peace And Justice Center and the consequences that may have.

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Malaise

In this episode I flight a battle with malaise to ponder about why we as humans have such problems going from having good ideas to having good implementations of those ideas. I also talk about the benefits of the podcast medium and ponder the concept of ethical violence. Finally, I wonder if wondering about ethical violence makes me a terrorist

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The Socialist Rush Limbaugh (A Ray Of Sunshine Right Up Your Butt)

In this episode I detail a Chico City Council Meeting where landlords co-opted a discussion on Good Cause Evictions. I talk about how this event has effectively killed all the other policy ideas I’ve been working on up to this point and how this may impact my professional life.

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Season 13 Ep 3 Serious Socialism (Playing The Game)

In this episode I give an update on my lobbying efforts and the complicated political scene in Chico. I also talk about my KZFR Show The Big Idea and my efforts to make it better. I also talk about my affiliation with Chico DSA and attending a city council meeting with the group. Finally I finish off by giving an update on my personal life and the lack of dates that I’ve been on.

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