Mark is on holiday this week, so our dear comrade Richard Lambert joins Corrigan to talk about Nazi drug use, the fate of the British monarchy, the trouble with ghost movies, violent state responses to labor movements, and the horrors of capitalism! It’s action packed!
[0:00] Guest Richard Lambert tells CoRri about Nazi methamphetamine use
[21:00] We shoot the breeze about our week and have some cultural exchange about the British monarchy
[40:10} What we watched!
[76:48] We discuss the horrors of capitalism, specifically violent things done to people trying to push for labor rights
Stuff we referenced:
- Social Welfare History Project Passaic Textile Strike, 1926
- Triangle Fire: Police Brutality against Strikers | PBS LearningMedia
- Uncovering the History of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire | History| Smithsonian Magazine
- POLICE IN SIDECARS CLUB AND CHASE 3,000 IN PASSAIC STRIKE
- What Made the Battle of Blair Mountain the Largest Labor Uprising in American History | History| Smithsonian Magazine
- Shooting Up: A History of Drugs in Warfare by Lukasz Kamienski review – what turns soldiers into monsters? | History books | The Guardian
- Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany by Norman Ohler review – a crass and dangerously inaccurate account | History books | The Guardian
- The scandal of Orgreave | The miners’ strike 1984-85 | The Guardian