Eli Namay chats with Ruby about the community he comes from, his experience as a music student, creator, and educator, and the various philosophies that led him to spearhead the collaborative development of Shred Magazine. He recounts how extractive economies and ruling class ideologies can shape the lesson room, and how we can equip ourselves as educators to combat them. Eli shares his journey through the philosophical, political, and cultural terrain that led to organizing this magazine and political education unit. The two will begin to unpack connections between Marx, Dialectical Biology, Taoism, and more!⁠