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Unf*cking The Republic

94 EpisodesProduced by UNFTR Media

Unf*cking The Republic (UNFTR) is a series of audio essays on the grand American experiment lovingly curated and presented by a quasi-anonymous political writer.  Each essay reflects on a singular topic that is generally misunderstood or purposely obfuscated by the so-called “powers that be.” As we … read more


Happy Noam Chomsky Day: Pundits, Public Intellectuals & Charlatans.

Today we celebrate the life of Noam Chomsky who turns 93 this week and discuss the nature of punditry, the role of true intellectuals in today’s society and the cult of pseudo intellectual charlatans. 


00:01:32 Intro

00:04:52 Segment 1

00:17:22 Segment 2

00:27:02 Segment 3

00:33:28 Show Notes

00:34:48 Book Love

00:35:34 Emails + Shoutouts

00:53:44 Outro


Keep Kanatsiohareke Warm this Winter


New York Times: QAnon Now as Popular in U.S. as Some Major Religions, Poll Suggests

The Atlantic: Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong

The New Yorker: The Devil’s Accountant (Noam Chomsky’s criticism of America’s role in the world has increased his isolation—and his audience.)

Current Affairs: The Intellectual We Deserve

Book Love

Chomsky Books

Syntactic Structures

Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for Peace

The Chomsky Reader

Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and U.S. Political Culture

Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda

Profit over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order

The Umbrella of U.S. Power: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradictions of U.S. Policy

Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel’s War Against the Palestinians

Requiem for the American Dream: The Ten Principles of Concentration of Wealth and Power

, by Seymour Hersh


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Unf*cking the Republic is produced by 99 and engineered by Manny Faces Media ( Original music is by Tom McGovern ( The show is written and hosted by William F. Buckley’s fake accent and distributed by creepy old dudes in ice cream trucks.

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