The Regrettable Century

Happiness Industry Socialism

December 28, 2020 Chris, Kevin, and Jason Season 3 Episode 5
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Happiness Industry Socialism
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The Regrettable Century
Happiness Industry Socialism
Dec 28, 2020 Season 3 Episode 5
Chris, Kevin, and Jason

Everyone knows what the happiness industry is, that vapid misapplication of eastern spiritual practice, adapted to help stave off deaths by despair or convince you that alienated depression is the fault of your brain chemistry and not the crushing weight of capitalism.
As the contemporary left is little more than liberalism turned up to 11, it should surprise no one to learn that there is a "socialist" version of this as well.

We sat down to talk about how it is dumb and bad.

How to pronounce schadenfreude
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3_DjiLLDfo



Left-Wing Hypomania

https://thebaffler.com/latest/left-wing-hypomania-chaudhary


Is socialism winning?

https://www.tempestmag.org/2020/12/is-socialism-winning/ 


National Political Committee newsletter — 85,000 members strong
https://www.dsausa.org/news/npc-newsletter-nov2020/


There Was Actually a Lot of Good News for the Left on Election Day

https://jacobinmag.com/2020/11/downballot-socialist-elected-election-day-dsa

Music:
Cro Mags- Face the Facts 



Support the show (http://patreon.com/theregrettablecentury)

Show Notes

Everyone knows what the happiness industry is, that vapid misapplication of eastern spiritual practice, adapted to help stave off deaths by despair or convince you that alienated depression is the fault of your brain chemistry and not the crushing weight of capitalism.
As the contemporary left is little more than liberalism turned up to 11, it should surprise no one to learn that there is a "socialist" version of this as well.

We sat down to talk about how it is dumb and bad.

How to pronounce schadenfreude
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3_DjiLLDfo



Left-Wing Hypomania

https://thebaffler.com/latest/left-wing-hypomania-chaudhary


Is socialism winning?

https://www.tempestmag.org/2020/12/is-socialism-winning/ 


National Political Committee newsletter — 85,000 members strong
https://www.dsausa.org/news/npc-newsletter-nov2020/


There Was Actually a Lot of Good News for the Left on Election Day

https://jacobinmag.com/2020/11/downballot-socialist-elected-election-day-dsa

Music:
Cro Mags- Face the Facts 



Support the show (http://patreon.com/theregrettablecentury)