THE ABSOLUTE STATE
THE ABSOLUTE STATE, presented by LEFT COAST RIGHT WATCH, takes LCRW’s reporting on fringe politics and extremism into the aural realm. Join us for weekly roundups of the news and deep dives on the absurd and dangerous.
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THE ABSOLUTE STATE OF CHURCH AND CHARLIE
May 11, 2023
Get on your knees and pray if you want.
THE ABSOLUTE STATE OF THE TV STAR SHERIFF
April 28, 2023
This week it’s threats at a West Hollywood & what’s the deal with Mark Lamb’s campaign!
THE ABSOLUTE STATE of THE BOOK LAUNCH
November 8, 2022
This week, we’ve got the audio from a panel with me, Shane Burley, Alexander Reid Ross and Mic Crenshaw to launch No Pasaran! Antifascist Dispatches from a World in Crisis, the book Shane put together and all of us contributed essays to. We broached a number of topics from historical antifascism to modern day challenges […]
THE ABSOLUTE STATE of TURNING POINT PRIDE
November 2, 2022
Been a while, huh? Well, we’re back and have a lot of episodes to get out! This week, Haley from AZRWW talks TPUSA. Then Boorman and I give you our impressions of the Straight Pride event flop in Modesto back at the end of August. SHOW NOTES: AZRWW’s Patreon Reno Punk Rock Flea Market Arizona […]
THE ABSOLUTE STATE of PORTLAND’S TRASHEST FASCISTS
August 17, 2022
Short episode this week. Apologies for being late, but being on the road don’t lend well to uploading podcasts. This edition has some new stuff we tried out for a recurring news segment. Let us know what you think of it. This week we’re talking to John the Lefty, one of the most clued-in independent […]
THE ABSOLUTE STATE of THE ARIZONA PRIMARIES
August 5, 2022
It’s one big “What the Fuck, Arizona?!” this week! Haley from Arizona Right Wing Watch repeatedly dunks our heads in a MAGA acid bath, first at last week’s Prescott Valley Trump rally and second by rounding up the big Trump-endorsed wins in the AZ primaries. Buckle up—it’s gonna get weird. SHOW NOTES: AZRWW’s Patreon Haley’s […]
THE ABSOLUTE STATE of THE FAR RIGHT PART II
July 26, 2022
This week we talk election disinfo in New Mexico with reporter Andrew Beale and then bring you part two of our conversation with antifascist scholar Spencer Sunshine on the Absolute State of the far right. SHOW NOTES: My article on the Nazi metal show Eli’s article on the gay panic around monkeypox Eli’s appearance on […]
THE ABSOLUTE STATE of THE FAR RIGHT PART I
July 23, 2022
Welcome back! On this week’s show, we’re talking to Vishal Singh about a right wing group in Santa Monica that’s celebrating something called “Patriot Pride Month”, Tony Boswell from the Minion Death Cult podcast about a shocking San Bernardino police shooting and antifascsit scholar Spencer Sunshine in part one of a wide-ranging convo on the […]
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