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Trotsky & the Wild Orchids is back from summer break 2019! Our schedules have been quite busy, but we will try to release new episodes on the 1st of the month.


May 19, 2020

Professor Gina Gustavsson from the Department of Government at Uppsala University speaks with Ray and Andrew about Sweden's response to covid19.  Listen in as we consider the meaning of nationalism during a pandemic.


Apr 16, 2020

Ray and Andrew discuss our covid19 moment. What are the political implications of this pandemic? How do we understand the CARES Act? And what does all this mean for the future of the left? Listen in as you continue to social distance. 


Mar 9, 2020

Andrew and Ray discuss Super Tuesday and the future of Bernie's movement.


Feb 24, 2020

Historian Max Felker-Kantor talks about his book Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance and the Rise of the LAPD (2018). Listen in as Andrew and Ray consider the rise of the carceral state and the role of police in our society.