The Dig

The Dig is a podcast from Jacobin magazine that discusses politics, criminal justice, immigration and class conflict with smart people. Please support us on Patreon:

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h55m. Bisher sind 152 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 17 hours 14 minutes


War on Terror W/ Spencer Ackerman Part 3

Episode three of The Dig’s War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Decadence, Trump, and Biden. - Subscribe to Spencer’s Substack: - Support The Dig at Patreon.



War on Terror w/ Spencer Ackerman Part 2

Episode two of The Dig’s War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Obama, ISIS, and the Sustainable War. - Subscribe to Spencer’s Substack: - Support The Dig at Patreon.



War on Terror w/ Spencer Ackerman Part 1

Episode one of The Dig's three-part War on Terror series the with Spencer Ackerman: 9/11, bipartisan war fever, and George W. Bush. - Subscribe to Spencer's Substack: -



The Media War w/ Adam Johnson and Eric Levitz

Media critic Adam Johnson and New York Magazine's Eric Levitz on the media's warmongering attack on Biden's withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. - Further reading:



Chile w/ Aldo Madariaga & Camila Vergara

Dan interviews scholars Aldo Madariaga and Camila Vergara about how Chilean politics have been playing out since the massive popular uprisings that began in October 2019. - Further reading:



Jesus and John Wayne w/ Kristin Kobes Du Mez

Dan interviews historian Kristin Kobes Du Mez on her book Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation. "Having replaced the Jesus of the Gospels with the vengeful warrior Christ,


 2021-08-12  2h19m

Inflation Politics with Tim Barker

Inflation is once again at the center of political debate. Dan interviews Tim Barker to put monetary policy in its historical and class war context. - Reading: Preferred Shares by Tim Barker -


 2021-07-28  2h7m

How China Escaped Shock Therapy w/ Isabella Weber

How China rejected neoliberal orthodoxy and became the new workshop of the world. Dan interviews economist Isabella Weber on her book How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate. Support this podcast at


 2021-07-13  2h5m

The Ruling Class with Doug Henwood

Who governs? Upon closer inspection, the composition of the ruling class has undergone huge changes that are driving this political moment. Dan interviews Doug Henwood, the author of "Take Me to Your Leader,


 2021-06-30  1h19m

Empire’s Workshop with Greg Grandin

The history of the United States is in no small part the history of US intervention in Latin America. Historian Greg Grandin on his classic book Empire's Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Making of an Imperial Republic. -


 2021-06-22  1h24m