We found 2 episodes of ex.haust with the tag “britain”.
Episode 95: [UNLOCKED] Sanctions and Self-Interest ft. Phil Cunliffe
January 20th, 2023 | 59 mins 49 secs
britain, electricity, energy, energy crisis, gas, natural gas, neoliberalism, oil, putin, sanctions, ukraine, united kingdom
Phil Cunliffe joins Emmet to talk about his opposition to the UK's sanctions against Russia, the politics of self-interest, what happened to the nation-state, and more.
Episode 66: Guns, Coal, and Power: Three Takes on Human Development and the Illusion of Progress
November 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 12 mins
america, britain, coal, engels, history, japan, meiji, navy, progress, steven pinker, thermoeconomics, wolfgang streeck, wwii
Canada Mike and Emmet take a look at three pieces to consider different lenses for human development. The first is an essay on Engels by Wolfgang Streeck, the second is a lecture on thermoeconomics by John Constable, and the third is an overview of arguments for human evolution by Michael E. Mann. Emmet and Mike touch on the Meiji restoration, why we should read old thinkers, British coal, why Steven Pinker sucks, what kind of revolution was the Industrial Revolution, civilizational skillsets, and more!