Get the Word! Episode: Come Eat the Rich with Get the Word!


Hey everyone! Mike here about to tell everyone to go eat the rich. Now before you go on assuming that this podcast has totally just gone off the rails and has turned into my soapbox for spewing my views on oligarchy within an ever growing destructive, unjust and immoral global system of capitalism, well… BEFORE you assume that, consider this: 

There is an interesting history to this phrase that dates all the way back to the French Revolution. It’s still an etymology episode.

But yes, I will admit, I’ve been thinking a lot about this phrase and inequality in recent weeks, after seeing headlines about billionaires launching their rockets in space for what amounts to little more than cosmic joyrides...

The full audio transcript is now available exclusively to Patreon supporters of The English Sessions:

Some Space Tourists


Show notes:

Runaway Capitalism:

Every episode:

Music performed by Monroeville Music Center:

And Kevin Macleod

Artwork for Get the Word! created by Bruno Sanches:



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