[act-ma] Wed 11/21 Occupying Marx, with Gordon Fellman on OBR.FM

David O. Knuttunen webmaster at dsaboston.org
Tue Nov 20 13:58:04 PST 2012

Wed 11/21/12 7:00 USA Eastern time on OB RADIO (http://obr.fm
<http://obr.fm/> ) 
w/ rebroadcasts the following Monday 10:00 am and Wednesday 7:00 am.
Podcasts put up within 10 days after original broadcast.


Occupying Marx, with Gordon Fellman


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This week's show will be a rebroadcast of a show that originally aired on


What is the importance of a class analysis?  Why does the working class
accept the myths of the ruling class, which have the result of keeping them
in their place?  How did it happen that with the Occupy Movement, people
suddenly began to "get it"?  How does the Occupy movement help us better
understand Marx? - and how can Marx better help us understand the historical
role and potential of the Occupy movement?


Brandeis Professor Gordon Fellman talks how Occupy helps clarify the meaning
of central Marxian concepts like alienation, ruling ideas, false
consciousness, genuine consciousness, and social class, and how one's
understanding of the Occupy movement is greatly enhanced by applying Marx to


Gordon Fellman is Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University, where he
chairs the undergraduate Peace and Conflict Studies Program.  He teaches
courses on War and Possibilities of Peace, Social Class and Social Change,
Marx and Freud, Sociology of Empowerment, Psychoanalytic Sociology, and
Sociology of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation.  The central questions
he poses in his courses and his writings, are: What are the sources, in
history and in the self's development and inner workings, of unnecessary
human suffering? How can it be thoughtfully, carefully, mindfully reduced?




Occupy Marx with Brandeis Prof. Gordon Fellman

Wednesday, 11/21/2012 7:00 pm USA Eastern Time

(rebroadcast of an interview that originally aired 3/14)
Occupy Boston Radio - OBR.FM <http://obr.fm/> 
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and Wednesday 7:00 am


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