Category Archives: Globalization

Robert Stark interviews artist Gio Pennacchietti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matt Pegas talk to Gio Pennacchietti about aesthetic, cultural, and social trends. Gio Pennacchietti is a social impressionist painter and writer from the “first post-national country” (Canada), Gonzo Philosopher, and failed academic. Check out his YouTube channel GiantArt Productions, Instagram, writings at Substack and WordPress, and Twitter.

Topics:

Gio’s review of Robert Stark’s Art: The Fauvist Vaporwave Interiors
20th Century aesthetic genres, retrofuturism, post-modernism, late 20th century pop art, trends in nostalgia, and the psychology of hauntology
Political symbolism in aesthetics: 2010s minimalism, Neoliberal Kitsch, Sanford Biggers’ statue in Rockefeller Plaza, the de-evolution of Trump’s aesthetics, and the lack of a cohesive aesthetic trend for the future
Robert’s article on Pan-Enclavism and how it relates to Canada as a post-national nation
A critique of the Intellectual Dark Web
The need for a new bohemian/creative movement comparable to the Vienna Secession
Gio’s interest in the after prison Youtubers
Gio’s artistic background, influences, and art as a spiritual endeavor

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Robert Stark interviews Bimbo Ubermensch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matt Pegas talk to model turned shitposter Bimbo Ubermensch about modeling, online discourse, and social trends. Bimbo Ubermensch is based in Toronto, originally from North Carolina of Coptic Egyptian decent, and is the face of liquid modernity. You can hit her up for her doodles on Twitter.

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Online subcultures: the memes “Tradthot” and “Lindy”, and online “autists” as an alternative cathedral
Bimbo’s modeling background, thoughts on the direction of the industry, and trends in beauty standards
Canada as the first post-national nation
Urbanism, the lack of shared spaces, and The Politics of Aesthetics Revisited
The decline of mainstream comedy and recommendations of dark comedies Spree and I’m Just F*cking with You
The economics of gender issues
Dystopian future trends
Thoughts on neoliberalism, the PMC class, woke culture, and Trump and Bernie

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Roundtable Discussion on the Tech Exodus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, Dain Fitzgerald, and Adam Mayer discuss the tech exodus out of California. Adam Mayer is a Bay Area based architect and Dain Fitzgerald, also Bay Area based, is a blogger who works on the periphery of tech.

Topics:

Emerging tech hubs and whether we will see a decentralized tech industry
The exodus of legacy companies out of California
San Francisco’s commercial real estate crash
The impact of the exodus on the housing crisis and NIMBY vs. YIMBY debate
The mass closure of small businesses in California and record corporate profits
The implications of remote work on quality of life and privacy issues
Future tech trends in outsourcing and automation, and which  jobs will remain lucrative and secure
The global bifurcation of tech and social media

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Robert Stark interviews Dutch Vlogger Faust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Dutch Youtuber Faust about Dutch politics, economics, and geo-politics. Faust has an English language political channel, a Dutch language channel Dietse Bazuin, and you can follow him on Twitter. Faust is the publisher of an arts and history magazine that is also called Dietse Bazuin.

Topics:

Advocacy of a Germanic Union as a geopolitical alternative to the EU
The historic rivalry between the British and Dutch
The debate about the origins of capitalism (the Germanic Rhine model of capitalism vs. Anglo/American shareholder capitalism)
Thoughts on Dutch populist figures Geert Wilders  and Thierry Baudet
Faust’s critique of the welfare state and advocacy of building up social networks and economic niches as the solution to economic problems
The impact of American Imperialism on Europe and why Faust wants to disassociate from the American movement
Thoughts on the civil unrest in America, the politics of crisis, and America’s slide into neo-feudalism
“Ok Boomer” – a right wing meme turned left
Faust’s Dutch video on South Africa: Solidariteit met Afrikaners
Archeofuturist Architecture
The impact of architecture and urbanism on psychology and social capital

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Robert Stark & Matt Pegan discuss the work of Michel Houellebecq

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matt Pegan discuss the significance of French author Michel Houellebecq to our current zeitgeist and his novels Atomised, Whatever, Platform, Submission, and Serotonin.

Topics:

Houellebecq’s early “loser” status, achieving success later in life, and auto-biographical themes in his work
French archetypes and cultural themes
Houellebecq’s Incel Prophecy: The Alienated and Intimacy-Starved
Houellebecq’s comparison of the sexual marketplace to free-market economics
Houellebecq as a social commentator and satirist but offers no explicit political solutions
Transhumanism and Geomaxxing presented as non-conventional escapes from the post-modern predicament
The infamous night club scene from the film rendition of Whatever dealing with the Age Pill and Black Pill
The normie script for life and Houellebecq as an example of someone who broke the script and succeeded
Houellebecq’s commentary that the World Will Be Same But Worse After ‘Banal’ Virus and Study on long term impacts of pandemic on relationships                                                               
Houellebecq’s literary style and dry witty dark humor
Robert and Matt plug their upcoming novels which deal with similar themes to Houellebecq’s work
Submission, the vulnerability of atomized liberal societies to cohesive outside forces, and why France is the most politically significant European country

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Robert Stark interviews Martin Lichtmesz about Ethnopluralism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Martin Lichtmesz about his new German language book Ethnopluralismus: Kritik und Verteidigung about the political concept of ethnopluralism. Martin Lichtmesz is an Austrian journalist and translator based in Vienna, and you can read his articles at Sezession and follow him on Twitter.

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The need to put forth a clear definition of ethnopluralism
Influence of the concept on the European New Right
How the concept was coined in the 70s by Germany sociologist Henning Eichberg but goes back further to romantic philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder
Eichberg’s sympathies with anti-colonial struggles from a German perspective
A rejection of monolithic universalist values and embracing of uniqueness
Defining the nation state, concept of Self-determination, and difficulties of drawing exact borders to respect national populations
The original version of Multiculturalism in Canada and degree to which it overlaps with ethnopluralism
The failure of the Left to preserve diversity and feasibility of maintaining a version of multiculturalism where all can take part
Claude Lévi-Strauss’ The Sad Tropics and Jean Raspail’s La Hache Des Steppes about lost tribes
Orania, the Afrikaner enclave in South Africa
The recent terrorist attack in Vienna 

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Robert Stark talks to Anatoly Karlin about the Election of Joe Biden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Moscow based Unz Review columnist Anatoly Karlin about the election results and implications of a Joe Biden Presidency.

Topics:

Anatoly’s initial Election Predictions which were fairly accurate
MAGA Cope, and In Defense of It
Biden Recognitions from foreign leaders
Anatoly’s tepid endorsement of Trump and what Trump could have done differently
Reasons for Trump’s decline in support among White voters
Expectation of standard neoliberal establishment policies under a Biden/Harris administration
What Will Happen to “Wokeism” After Bad Orange Man Goes?
Will the Social Media Purges Accelerate?
Thoughts on the Future of MAGA and GOP nominee in 2024
One Billion Americans
How the Breakup of Chimerica is inevitable despite Biden’s friendlier stance towards China
The post pandemic economy: expectation of Woke Austerity, which will further energize both left and rightwing populism

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Robert Stark talks to Jason Reza Jorjani about Prometheism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Jason Reza Jorjani about his new book Prometheism. Jason Reza Jorjani, PhD is an Iranian-American philosopher, lifelong native New Yorker, and author of numerous books including Prometheus and Atlas. Also check out his Twitter and Patreon.

Topics:

The Prometheist Manifesto: a new political, spiritual, and techno-scientific movement
Prometheus as the enlightener of mankind in Greek mythology
Promethean archetype in the Zoroastrian deity Ahura Mazda
Prometheism’s  Retro-futurist rather than traditionalist trajectory
The technological singularity, dystopian scenarios, and limited time frame to ensure these technologies benefit mankind
Jason’s book Lovers of Sophia which deals with scenario of existing elites preventing the singularity through a controlled demolition
CRISPR gene editing, potential benefits, and dangers that it could be used to weed out non-conformity
ParapsychologyPrinceton Engineering Anomalies Research Laboratory program on psychokinesis
Need for a new Promethean elite of creative geniuses and technological innovators
Archeo-futurism as the aesthetic of Prometheism (ex. Art Deco Rockefeller Center and drafts of Hugh Ferriss, Frank Lloyd Wright, Syd Mead, and 70s Iran)
Advocacy of a geo-political constellation of the West, Russia, Iran, India, and Japan under the umbrella of a Promethean ethos
The dangers of toppling the Iranian regime, Trump’s disastrous policies, and how change must come from within

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Robert Stark talks to Kevin Lynn about the Election & Economic Crisis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Kevin Lynn about 2020 election issues including the pandemic, economy, and immigration policy. Kevin Lynn is executive director of Progressives for Immigration Reform and founder of US Tech Workers and Doctors without Jobs.

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Kevin’s past involvement with progressive politics during the Bush era, and how that movement was watered down into today’s woke left
US Tech Workers’ victory for Tennessee Valley Authority workers, and Kevin’s meeting with Trump
The recent Presidential Debate as symbolic of polarization and decline of the Empire
Trump’s initial executive order restricting foreign worker visas that was later watered down
How the pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in our nation’s borders
Trump’s support for The CARES Act bailout and PPP loans for corporations with limited benefits for the public
The stock market being propped up by buybacks, the K-shaped recovery, and dangers of an economic bubble burst
The benefits of remote work
Kamala Harris – Silicon Valley Love Affair
How immigration and handling of the pandemic have become part of the divisive culture war

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Robert Stark interviews Caleb Maupin about Kamala Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to widely acclaimed speaker, writer, journalist, and political analyst, Caleb Maupin about his new book Kamala Harris & The Future of America: An Essay in Three Parts. Check out Caleb’s website, other books, Youtube, and Twitter.

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Caleb’s involvement with Occupy Wall Street, the anti-war movement, and socialist politics
Kamala Harris’ record as a prosecutor during the tough on crime era and debate with Tulsi Gabbard
Kamala Harris’ family upbringing and evolution of her personality and moral framework
Kamala Harris as the culmination of a number of trends, including polarization and the distortion of leftwing politics
The significant role that identity politics plays for Kamala Harris
They Named Her Kamala: Clinton Staff, Donors Anoint 2020 Candidate
How Kamala Harris could play a similar role that Hillary Clinton played in the Obama administration, pushing a muscular liberal interventionism
Concerns about civil liberty abuses and tech totalitarianism under a Biden/Harris administration
Bezos v. Trump: 3 Major Divisions in the US Ruling Class
The degree to which Trump is an impediment to the “Open International System”
The ideological conformity, and destructive and anti-populist philosophy of the New Left

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