Solidarity House Cooperative
”Stop Holding Your Breath” — Kshama Sawant on Beating the Recall and Working Class Unity (12/17/21)

”Stop Holding Your Breath” — Kshama Sawant on Beating the Recall and Working Class Unity (12/17/21)

December 17, 2021

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant talks to Matt Stannard about beating the right-wing recall effort, the importance of Marxism and the role of electoral politics. Support the independent media work of Solidarity House at patreon.com/solidarityhouse. Kshama Sawant photo courtesy of Seattle City Council

Solidarity House #30 — Making All Our Saving Throws (12/8/21)

Solidarity House #30 — Making All Our Saving Throws (12/8/21)

December 8, 2021

The commune holds its fourth annual retreat (lol sorry haters we've made it four years), discusses the knapweed problem on the land, delivers the annual State of the Commune Report, and plays a game of politically conscious (if occasionally dirty) D&D. 

Solidarity House #29 — We‘re a Countermarket Force (11/24/21)

Solidarity House #29 — We‘re a Countermarket Force (11/24/21)

November 25, 2021

Activist blogger Emma Jane talks about missing and murdered indigenous women and the upcoming debut of the Law Ain't Order Podcast. Aunty Fa and Matt discuss both the overwhelm and the empowerment of the commune. The commies play Cthulhu: Death May Die. 

Solidarity Wyoming #28–The Not-So-Special Session (or, Wyoming GOP Wins Participation Trophy) (11/12/21)

Solidarity Wyoming #28–The Not-So-Special Session (or, Wyoming GOP Wins Participation Trophy) (11/12/21)

November 12, 2021

We discuss the failed "Special Legislative Session" pushed by the far right legislators in Wyoming's GOP, and what that failure means for the power of the party's rightmost wing. Support us at patreon.com/solidarityhouse 

SoliSCARITY House 2021: The Impalement

SoliSCARITY House 2021: The Impalement

October 30, 2021

Warning: Explicit language and graphic descriptions! It's our second annual Halloween special! Nightmare Theater writer and actor Chip Chism visits our haunted mansion to give his list of the weirdest horror movies. The corpsical comrades share their favorite North American folklore-based spectres and monsters. Angel talks about queerness in the movie Hellraiser.  The skunk-ape picture is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skunk_ape#/media/File:Myakka_ape_photograph.jpg -- Chip Chism's Nightmare Theater is here: https://www.wsre.org/productions/nightmare-theatre/ -- The trailer for Frankenstein's Bloody Nightmare can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D71Vlmj_M4o

Capitalism, Ethics & Gender: Brecht‘s Good Person of Szechwan (Solidarity Segments 10/28/21)

Capitalism, Ethics & Gender: Brecht‘s Good Person of Szechwan (Solidarity Segments 10/28/21)

October 30, 2021

How is Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan like the movie Trading Places? Shawn, Alexis and Matt discuss the play, Bertolt Brecht's treatment of "crossdressing," and the impossibility of ethics under capitalism. Alexis also reads Brecht's short story "The Job."  PLEASE support us at patreon.com/solidarityhouse. 

Solidarity House #28–Committees, Dead Animals & P**P  (9/28/21)

Solidarity House #28–Committees, Dead Animals & P**P (9/28/21)

September 28, 2021

Nina, Derek and Matt talk about the introduction of work committees as a response to Solidarity Collective's massive growth in membership. Derek and Jordy skin a fox, examine an electrical outlet with Jon, and unload a truckload of manure. 

Solidarity Segments: Mystery Flesh Pit National Park w/Trevor Roberts (9/28/21)

Solidarity Segments: Mystery Flesh Pit National Park w/Trevor Roberts (9/28/21)

September 28, 2021

Trevor Roberts's Mystery Flesh Pit worldbuilding project is, among other things, a dystopian cosmic horror commentary on commodification and resource extraction. Sara and Damian talk with Trevor about what inspired it and how fans have taken it even further. See Mystery Flesh Pit National Park at https://mysteryfleshpit.tumblr.com/ and the other sites discussed on the episode! 

Solidarity Wyoming #27 — Hate Speech in Gillette & Sh**ty Winter Driving Everywhere

Solidarity Wyoming #27 — Hate Speech in Gillette & Sh**ty Winter Driving Everywhere

September 19, 2021

Warning: explicit language. Gillette's News & Record published a letter to the editor claiming same-sex attraction is like alcoholism and is curable, and we have some goddamn questions for their editorial staff. Also, what would a fully automated luxury communist solution to Wyoming's winter driving look like? Support us at patreon.com/solidarityhouse 

Solidarity Wyoming #26 — Unmasking Aggression w/ Jeff Victor (9/7/21)

Solidarity Wyoming #26 — Unmasking Aggression w/ Jeff Victor (9/7/21)

September 7, 2021

Laramie reporter Jeff Victor joins the House to talk mask mandates and anti-maskers in Albany County, and brings a recording of audience members shouting down comments from the public, and public officials, at a school board meeting. Support Jeff's reporting, and read his article about the meeting, at laramiereporter.substack.com

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