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Mark Blyth on the Jimmy Dore show

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I last wrote about Mark Blyth about two months ago in the article <a href="{app}view_article.php?id=3351">Mark Blyth on Global Trumpism</a>. I recently saw another interview with him on the Jimmy Dore show that I can recommend watching. If you've watched Blythe before, he doesn't cover a lot of new ground, but he does have a wonderful way with words and for getting right to the point. Often he can shut down an entire line of reasoning with a single, giant point that makes other arguments pale into insignificance. The interview is split into two parts: <media src="https://www.youtube.com/v/PzbH2YE4a24" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzbH2YE4a24" caption="American Income Inequality Perfectly Explained (Mark Blyth Interview) (11:00)" source="YouTube" width="560px"> <media src="https://www.youtube.com/v/tmmGTyXDcT8" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmmGTyXDcT8" caption="American Income Inequality Perfectly Explained (Mark Blyth Interview) (11:30)" source="YouTube" width="560px"> I didn't extract any transcript this time around, but the videos aren't that long. If you like Blyth---and you should because he's <i>brilliant</i> and <i>funny</i> and (almost<fn>) <i>always right</i>---I can highly recommend the podcast interview with <a href="https://www.blubrry.com/jacobin/21004132/the-dig-mark-blyth-on-how-austerity-brought-us-donald-trump/" source="Jacobin Radio">The Dig: Mark Blyth on How Austerity Brought Us Donald Trump</a> (1h:30m). "Interview" is a bit of stretch. He's like Slavoj (Z-)i(z-)ek: they ask him a question and he's off and running for 20 minutes. It's heady and interesting stuff and over far too soon. <hr> <ft>No-one is right all the time. In my experience, though, Blyth comes close.</ft>