Socialism 2016 Promo

Now, Bernie calls himself a socialist. A Democratic Socialist. You call yourself a democratic socialist … Sanders is also right. We need something deeper than a political revolution. We need a social revolution. The system is the problem. Capitalism is destroying our society. The class inequalities, the racial inequalities, the Continue Reading

Tony Kushner: Hollywood and Socialism

Can a socialist choose Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, find out today on The Laura Flanders Show when I talk with playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner. And later in the show, I visit with an art gallery by, with, and for Roma people in Hungary. It embraces hip hop and Continue Reading

The Ultra Orthodox vs. The IDF: Israel’s Other Religious War

[Music] the agents a little sivaraman Kendall middle only my feelings another holiday you know me other holiday it’s a whole different army when you come in and Orthodox its wither death what’s the for the different head coming to serve God twenty percent of young men lose their religious Continue Reading

Why Does The U.S. Love Israel?

Why does the US support Israel? It’s a simple question, but simply stating it as a question can elicit defensive or hostile reactions. Supporters of Israel find the question itself offensive because they see Israel as a democratic nation with a right to their own land and freedoms. So, why Continue Reading

Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to visit West Bank after facing criticism

CONGRESSWOMAN IS REJECTING THE ISRAEL INITIALLY BANNING HER TO LEAVE AND BEGAN HER FROM VISITING BUT THEN EXTENDED AN OFFER TO ALLOW HER TO VISIT HER GRANDFATHER. SHE IS IN JERUSALEM WITH MORE ON THIS.>>REPRESENTATIVE SAYS SHE WILL NOT VISIT ISRAEL AFTER BEING GRANTED A HUMANITARIAN USING VISIT BY THE Continue Reading

Israel-Palestine conflict – summary from 1917 to present

One hundred years ago began a regional conflict that would quickly become one of the world’s most complex and controversial A conflict between two very different people for the same territory. To better understand its reasons and underlying issues, let’s retrace the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on a map. We are in Continue Reading

Lenin Wants To Take The Train – First Battle of Gaza I THE GREAT WAR Week 140

If you plan a battle, of course you need soldiers and weapons, and a battle plan, but that’s not all you need – you also need time, timing, and water. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week the allies made small advances in the west, the Balkans, Continue Reading

The Russian October Revolution 1917 I THE GREAT WAR Week 172

Each episode of this show begins with a hook; something that hasn’t happened so far in the war, but not today. This week’s episode begins with a hook that has happened before, in fact, it happened only eight months ago – revolution in Russia. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Continue Reading

Working-Class Solidarity: The Lesson of Cable Street

Friends, I’m going to talk today about working-class solidarity and the lessons to be learned from the Battle of Cable Street in London 1936. I’ve been doing a bit of writing and I want to read out a little bit of what written. It’s remarkable stuff: in London, on October Continue Reading

Yeshayahu Leibowitz on religious-nationalism