Episode #8 - The End of History with Charmaine Mandivenga

In the final episode of 2020 Kevin (the British version) and Charmaine have a conversation about “The End of History” by Francis Fukuyama and the way his thesis has been applied and critiqued since its publication. They look at some of the intellectual lineage that intersects with the thesis, how and in what ways this idea is useful as a lens to analyze politics. Also, there is a Gucci Mane reference.

Authors, books, and concepts mentioned: The end of history - Francis Fukuyama, Dr Lee Jones, Populism, Žižek, Naomi Klein, Hegel, Dialectics, Nikolas Rose, Karl Marx, Feudalism, Mercantilism, The sauce (Gucci Mane), John Stuart mill, Post-colonialism, Hegemony, Antonio Gramsci - Prison Notebooks, John Major, Schrödinger’s cat, Democratic peace theory/thesis, ICC (international criminal court), Postcolonial theory, Critical theory, Knowledge production, The old is dying and the new cannot be born - Nancy Fraser, Aufe Bunga Bunga, George Orwell, Akala, Robbie Shilliam - Race and the undeserving poor.

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