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We discuss, explain, and debate, the visions of a scientific socialist system. Don't let the concept scare you away. Listen, learn, and ask questions.

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In this episode we talk with political philiospher and professor Jodi Dean, about the nature of crowds, protests, resistance to capitalism, left political parties, and her views on communism. Jodi Dean's most recent books include Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies, The Communist Horizon, and Crowds and Party. Dr. Dean has several interviews posted on YouTube, and we're looking forward to speaking with her about her insights. The last 20 minutes of this show is open to call-in questions: 347-857-1319.
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This episode picks up from our previous epsiode about the nature of protests and political parities. In this episode we will outline 10 points for left activism, especially in the era of an facist regmine in power in the US. These points are... more

In the last several years, we have seen a resurgence of various forms of political protests, from Occupy, Black Lives Matter, the recent Women's March, to the successful anti-Muslim immigration ban order. In this episode, we'll discuss what... more

In this episode, in honor of Black History Month, we provide an overview of historical Black and Pan- African revolutionaries, whom have made important contributions to liberation struggles and ideologies. Tune in to hear our views of... more

This episode is a continuation of last week's show about the emergence of Donald Trump out of the systems and culture of White supremacy and capitalism. In this episode will discuss more on why and how capitalism leads to fascism and... more

We've been seeing strong protests of Donald Trump as a person and as a president of the US, but it's important that we keep in mind that Trump comes out of a larger system of oppression—both capitalism and White... more

Following up on our episode, we will discuss 20 statistics taken from Bernie Sanders' book, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In. We will use the stats as basis for discussing how a true democratic socialist system could... more

In this episode, we look back on the Bernie Sanders campaign and movement by discussing two related books, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In, by Bernie Sanders, and Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change... more

In this episode, we'll discuss the insidioius nature of capitalism and how Donald Trump is a symbol of everything wrong with American capitalism and culture.

The episode is based on a discuss Rana Forhoohar's book, the Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business. We'll discuss what this book gets correct about the role of finance, and what where its... more

Because of the recent and disastrous presidential elections, we didn't get a chance to delve fully into the topic of socialism vs. liberterianism. In this espisode we'll discuss the differences between the two political and economic idealogies,... more