(We are making this Bonus Episode public to provide a follow-up to Max's latest In These Times article on whether or not the working class and progressive professionals can form a political alliance.) Max and his brother Zak talk about meritocracy, work in the corporate world, and that feeling in your gut that most of what you do is pointless.
Additional links/info below...
- Zak's Twitter page
- Daniel Markovits, Penguin Random House, The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite
- Maximillian Alvarez, In These Times, "Class Traitors, Welcome to the Revolution"
Featured Music (all songs sourced from the Free Music Archive: freemusicarchive.org)
- Misty Mammas, "It's Gonna Rain"