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Actual Anarchy Podcast
Movies analyzed from a Rothbardian, AnCap perspective!
Category: TV & Film
Location: AnCapistan
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December 10, 2017 09:00 AM PST

Yippee-ki-yay motherfuckers! We are joined by Shaheen to discuss the Christmas-action flick starring Bruce Willis, Die Hard! It's a John McClane Christmas, and now we've got a machine gun, ho-ho-ho.

Welcome to the party pals!

Show notes and more: http://www.ActualAnarchy.com/54

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.   Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

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December 03, 2017 09:16 AM PST

Kyle from Foreign Policy Focus joins us to talk about the Brad Pitt movie, War Machine which is a satire on the quagmire of US foreign policy in Afghanistan. The story follows a charismatic general who in a policy of "change guys" seems to think he and his team will be the solution to winning the hearts and minds of the population, and thus the war itself. We were very happy to have Kyle join us to bring a level of expertise that would otherwise be missing from an analysis of a film such as this.

Show notes and more at http://www.actualanarchy.com/53

You can find Kyle's show on the Libertarian Institute and the Libertarian Union websites:

https://www.libertarianinstitute.org

http://www.libertarianunion.com

Presented by ActualAnarchy.com

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking. Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

November 26, 2017 07:27 AM PST

Happy holidays everyone! And what better way to open the "commercialization" of the season than by talking about "The Founder" and how the McDonald's corporation became the global presence it is today.

Robert and I go solo on this one and get fairly deep into the concepts of persistence, specialization and the division of labor.

This was a perfect meatball of a movie for us and we hope you enjoy it.

Show notes and more https://www.ActualAnarchy.com/52

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking. Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

November 22, 2017 12:28 PM PST

Walter Block joins us for our Thanksgiving Special. Being the beginning of the holiday season, with good will toward man and all that, it felt appropriate to discuss charitable giving and the premises of the documentary, "Poverty Inc.".

One recommendation, before watching the movie, please read the article by Block and Fryzek, then watch, then re-read the paper. You will get much more out of the movie and gain some economic insights that are easily missed.

Show notes at www.ActualAnarchy.com/51

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/AnarchoCapitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.   Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

November 19, 2017 06:22 AM PST

We open the holiday travel season with the 20th anniversary of a John Hughes mid-80's classic, "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" with our returning guest, the Professional Asshole.
We get into a very dated movie that could not be made today as most of the problems that arise have since been solved by technology.

Still, a kind of fun movie that may be worth a watch every few years.

Check out our guests previous appearance where we talked about "3:10 to Yuma" at actualanarchy.com/37

The show notes page for this episode can be found at actualanarchy.com/50

Happy holidays everyone, and we wish you safe travels.

Presented by Actual Anarchy

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking. Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

November 11, 2017 07:44 PM PST

Esoteric Entity joins us to discuss the Robert Reich's "Inequality For All" - a leftist-propaganda puff-piece that caters to the uninformed and lowest common denominator for economic analysis.

Described on Amazon, where it has over a thousand GLOWING reviews as:

"A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, Inequality for All features Robert Reich–professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member–as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. The film is an intimate portrait of a man whose lifelong goal remains protecting those who are unable to protect themselves. Through his singular perspective, Reich explains how the massive consolidation of wealth by a precious few threatens the viability of the American workforce and the foundation of democracy itself. In this Inconvenient Truth for the economy, Reich uses humor and a wide array of facts to explain how the issue of economic inequality affects each and every one of us."

I'm sure you'll find that we disagree with this assessment and the Amazon reviews.

You can find Esoteric Entity's excellent YouTube channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd4qlr7fHZxUsN2LJK8DLCw

Show notes and more to be posted at: www.actualanarchy.com/49

Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.   Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

November 05, 2017 08:07 AM PST

Heeeeeeeere's Johnny! We bring back two former guests to tag-team on the Kubrick classic, the Shining. Doc Brown from our Episode 41 on It, and Patrick MacFarlane of the Liberty Weekly Podcast and our Episode 35 on Rogue One join us in the Gold Room to share a few drinks with Lloyd - on the house of course.

This was to be our Halloween special, but schedules kept getting pushed due to illness, contracts and obligations to employers.

The fact that there is so much ambiguity built into the movie, that it can be debated for decades after is a testament to how well made this film is. This should be a film that satisfies Robert’s desire in a story to have tension and struggle within the narrative. We have genuine unease and sense of dread for the character - despite the fact they we “know” going into it that Jack does go crazy and attempts to murder his family with an axe.

Show notes and more at: www.actualanarchy.com/48

Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.   Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

October 29, 2017 06:00 AM PDT

We have a bit of a treat for you this close to Halloween. We discuss George A. Romero's uncopyrighted zombie-vector the Night of the Living Dead (1968) and the remake from 1990 with Mike C. a listener and electronic music artist from Canada.

You can find his music at: https://soundcloud.com/user850128897/sets/stir-the-pot

Great conversation ensues and we hope that you enjoy this frightful take on the beauty that springs forth when market forces are allowed to flourish.

Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/AnarchoCapitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.   Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

October 22, 2017 09:03 PM PDT

Man of Steel is a new origin take on Superman wrestling with a past he can't comprehend and a future he cannot escape. As a young boy he learns he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. Faced with a threat from survivors of Krypton who wish to repopulate their civilization with Earth as a host planet - wiping out humanity. Superman must reveal himself to the world in order to protect it.

Robert and I handle this one solo.

Enjoy!

Show notes and more at: www.actualanarchy.com/46

October 15, 2017 11:24 AM PDT

We go lion-hunting in Tsavo with Country Sam of the Living Country in the City Podcast and talk the 1996 Val Kilmer flick, the Ghost and the Darkness. This is our third Kilmer movie we've done, and second in a row - so one might think we have a Val-fetish, and you would be correct. It won't be the last one we do with him in it.

In 1896, a construction engineer from the British Army, J.H. Patterson (Kilmer) is sent to build a railway bridge across Uganda's Tsavo River for the British East African Railway. Soon after he arrives, workmen begin to disappear at night from their tents never to be seen alive again. The engineer soon discovers that a pair of man-eating lions are stalking around the bridge and campsites, killing the workmen for food. He tries a number of different methods to get rid of them, but the beasts always seem to know what Patterson is doing and avoid being shot. After 30 men have been killed Patterson's boss recruits a hunter, Charles Remington (Douglas) to hunt down and destroy the lions.

The Tsavo Man-Eaters were a pair of man-eating Tsavo lions responsible for the deaths of a number of construction workers on the Kenya-Uganda Railway from March through December 1898. The significance of this pair of lions was their unusual behavior, such as the number of men killed and the manner of the attacks.

You can find Sam's show and podcast at: www.LivingCountryInTheCity.com

Show notes and more at: www.actualanarchy.com/45

Thank you for joining us on this episode of the Actual Anarchy Podcast!

The Actual Anarchy Podcast is all about Maximum Freedom.

Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. If it's voluntary, we're cool with it. If it's not, then it violated the Non-Aggression Principle and Property Rights - the core tenants of Libertarian Theory - and hence - human freedom.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking. Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

We publish new episodes on Sunday just in time for your Monday commute; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics).

For our show where we talk about movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective, we often watch them on our various devices via Netflix, Amazon Prime or on VUDU (which lets you redeem UV content as well).  

Hit us up on our Tip Jar page to see all the myriad was you can support the show and the site:  www.actualanarchy.com/tipjar

Also, be sure to give us your likes, comments, shares, ratings, reviews, and other feedbacks!

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