Capitalism Hits Home Episode List: Season 2

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Season 2

Season 2 began January 2020 and will run through August 2020


Chh_S2_E15.pngWhy do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump  - Part 2

August 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 15)

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In this part 2 of 2, Dr. Fraad contends that there is a class war. in America. The majority of Americans are losing. What does that mean economically, socially, politically and psychologically? How are people beginning to fight back?


Why do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump  - Part 1

August 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 14)

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In this part 1 of 2, Dr. Fraad takes on the question of why so many Americans still support Trump. Donald Trump has shown himself to be utterly incapable of helping Americans to recover from the CoronaVirus Pandemic. Americans are 5% of the world's people and we have fully 25% of the world's COVID-19 victims. Countries like Taiwan, China, Scandinavia, Vietnam, Singapore, and Cuba- nations both rich and  poor have protected their citizens from the pandemic and massive unemployment. 


Chh_S2_E13.pngThe Pandemic's Impact on American Families - Part 2

July 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 13)

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In part 2 of 2, Dr. Harriet Fraad continues to explore the impact of Covid-19 on Families and particularly focuses on 2 issues. One is the impact of Covid-19 on children at their different ages. The other is ways the US could have managed and could manage the pandemic with less terrible impact.


The Pandemic's Impact on American Families - Part 1

July 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 12)

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In this 2 part series, Dr. Harriet Fraad talks about the impact the current pandemic is having on families. The capitalist market-driven health care system has left so many families with little or no protection from contamination. This episode will focus on on Married Men, Single Men, Married Women, and Single Women of different income levels.


Chh_S2_E10_Pt2.pngGeorge Floyd and the Eruption of American Rage - Part 2 

June 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 11)

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On this part 2 of 2, Dr. Fraad continues her discussion of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of "public servants." She argues that Americans have experienced our political leaders depraved indifference to our suffering as the rich got richer and all others felt the official knee in our necks. We now have a moment to make class change. We cannot let this moment be used for a bit of police reform that allows capitalist class/race/gender exploitation to continue.


Chh_S2_E08_Pt2.pngGeorge Floyd and the Eruption of American Rage - Part 1 

June 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 10)

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On this part 1 of 2, America is a powder keg waiting to explode from 50 years of a class war in which we became the most unequal nation in the developed world. Our money equipped and paid the "public servants" who murdered George Floyd with depraved indifference. As a people, Americans have experienced our political leaders depraved indifference to our suffering as the rich got richer and all others felt the official knee in our necks. The old American dream was available to whites only. Now it has died. It was only a matter of time until the pain at privation for all exploded. George Floyd's murder stood for it all. We now have a moment to make class change. We cannot let this moment be used for a bit of police reform that allows capitalist class/race/gender exploitation to continue.


Chh_S2_E08_Pt2.pngWhat is Essential: Profit or Life Itself?


May 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 9)

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On this part 1 of 2, Dr. Fraad explores the question of values. Do we value the lives of the workers who are essential to or lives? Or rather, is corporate profit essential for a government that sends our life maintaining "heroes" to work in unsafe, non-disinfected workplaces and health facilities without sufficient protective equipment or means to test, train and treat those whose lives are in danger?


Chh_S2_E08_Pt2.pngCOVID Disaster and US Family Life in Trump Capitalism - Part 2


May 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 8)

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On this part 2 of 2, Dr. Fraad continues her discussion of the way the Corona Virus is managed in the US and the terrible hardship it has caused for American families. US families are trapped with added responsibilities and no help or money. For the 1% their lives proceed with fine take out food delivered, expensive virtual tutoring and in place nannies and maids.They may decamp to the safer shores of the Hamptons.Here class is a matter of potential life or death. Women and children are particularly burdened and potentially endangered. There are sensible ways out.


COVID Disaster and US Family Life in Trump Capitalism - Part 1

May 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 7)

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On this show, Dr. Fraad talks about the way the Corona Virus is managed in the US and the terrible hardship it has caused for American families. US families are trapped with added responsibilities and no help or money. For the 1% Covid-19 is an interference but not a tragedy. Their lives proceed with fine take out food delivered, expensive virtual tutoring and in place nannies and maids.They may decamp to the safer shores of the Hamptons.Here class is a matter of potential life or death. Women and children are particularly burdened and potentially endangered. There are sensible ways out.


COVID-19: A Psychological, Political and Economic Plague

April 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 6)

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On this show, Dr. Fraad talks about the Corona Virus tragedy in the US brought to you by Trump and those who serve him. It effects our whole lives as each area, the personal, political and economic interact. We can do something about it!


The Uses and Abuses of Sex - Part 2

March 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 5)

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On this part 2 of 2 shows, Dr. Fraad talks about what sex is, the different forms of it both positive and negative, and the emotions associated with it. Sexual interactions like all else in America are involved in an intimate dance with the capitalist system, our culture, religion and other social forces. Social and economic forces shape what sex is now and what we can shape it to be in the future...


The Uses and Abuses of Sex - Part 1

March 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 4)

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On this part 1 of 2 shows, Dr. Fraad talks about what sex is, the different forms of it both positive and negative, and the emotions associated with it. Sexual interactions like all else in America are involved in an intimate dance with the capitalist system, our culture, religion and other social forces. Social and economic forces shape what sex is now and what we can shape it to be in the future.


Faith, Family and America's Future

February 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 3)

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On this week's show, Dr. Fraad talks about why disciplining people to submit is crucial for authoritarian rule. There are three mechanisms three ideological state apparatuses in Althusser's terms. They are more powerful than the police and the army and far more effective at getting people tp submit to authoritarian leaders. They are the authoritarian family, authoritarian religion, and authoritarian education. They work together to teach the lines of dominance and subordination as natural. One obeys to consider oneself a "good boy, a good girl." They are the enemies of revolutionary transformation. This podcast explains how they work, effect personal life, particularly the lives of society's most vulnerable people, women and children, and what we can do to change them.


Capitalism, Socialism and Communism - Part 3

January 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 2)

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This podcast will define those different class arrangements of Capitalism, Socialism and Communism and how they effect personal life. We will explore what they are and how do they differently effect personal life, particularly the lives of society's most vulnerable people, women and children.


Capitalism, Socialism and Communism - Part 2

January 2020 (Season 2 - Episode 1)

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This podcast will define those different class arrangements of Capitalism, Socialism and Communism and how they effect personal life. We will explore what they are and how do they differently effect personal life, particularly the lives of society's most vulnerable people, women and children.


 

Capitalism, Socialism and Communism - Part 1

December 2019 (Season 1 - Episode 32)

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Dr. Fraad continues her discussion of the counter revolution in US politics, the revolutions have taking place in the home and in the American personal/sexual life.



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