Part 2 in the survey series, A Renegade History Course. This is the second discussion with historian Thaddeus Russell, the author of A Renegade History of the United States.
-Brett's Problems with Macklemore
-Are gay people being encouraged to embrace and celebrate conformity?
-Thaddeus discusses his appearance on the Sean Hannity Show
-The Progressive Lineage of Macklemore’s And Lorde’s Attacks On the Pleasures of the Poor, by Thaddeus Russell
-Daniel Bell and cultural contradictions of capitalism
-The Puritan work ethic of Girls Gone Wild
-Truth by consensus
-History through a cultural lens
-Would Karl Marx have changed the world if he had been a union organizer?
-Doris Kearns Goodwin and the Great Man theory
-Full audio of Thad on Hannity
"Thrift Shop" Macklemore
"Air" La Femme D'Argent
"Lose It" Eminem
Thaddeus Russell's Site - www.thaddeusrussell.com
Thaddeus On Stossel - http://youtu.be/xpelVE7trK0
The Progressive Lineage of Macklemore’s And Lorde’s Attacks On the Pleasures of the Poor, by Thaddeus Russell - http://reason.com/archives/2014/02/01/that-kind-of-luxe-just-aint-for-us-the-p
Daniel Bell: The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism - http://stevewatson.info/readings/politics_perspectives/Bell-CulturalContradictions.pdf
Great Man Theory - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_man_theory