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The Social Review Podcast Episode 24: Capitalist Superheroes with Dan Hassler-Forest

Have you ever thought that superheroes are a bit capitalist? That the movies you go and see all have weird political undertones? This week, Jasper sits down with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest, an academic whose work focuses on the overlap between politics and pop culture to talk Disney, balancing being a fan with being a critic and the uneven ideologies of Batman movies.…

The Social Review Podcast 22: The Class Ceiling with Dr Sam Friedman

Jasper sits down with Dr Sam Friedman, Associate Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Commissioner of the government’s Social Mobility Commission to talk about his book, The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged. Sam highlights the extent to which class barriers and advantages still permeates British society, why meritocracy is a myth and why private schools…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 17: The Future of Socialism at the Seaside

Eugenie speaks to Tess, William and Miriam to discuss their time at Labour Conference and The World Transformed in Brighton, their reaction to the slew of new policies and ongoing antisemitism and transphobia. Plus, Jasper joins to tackle the policy of abolishing private schools, with Joe articulating his excitement for the new four-day week policy. iTunes Link RSS Feed Host: Jasper (@jasper_ch)…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 16: LGBT Life, Wise Penny and Pennywise

This week, Eugenie chairs a discussion on life as an LGBT+ woman with Julia and Lines, as well as a chat about LGBT+ and minority representation on film in the context of IT: Chapter Two. Meanwhile, Jasper talks to Penny Andrews, an academic from the University of Sheffield, about their work on political fandoms. iTunes Link RSS Feed Hosts: Jasper (@jasper_ch) Eugenie (@meemstd)…