Unions Destroy Democracy | Dr. Steven J. Allen

How many of the people in labor unions ever actually voted to join a labor union? You’d be surprised. This issue was raised recently by a fellow named Terry Bowman. Bowman has worked as an hourly employee for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan for 20 years. Working for Ford Continue Reading

Socialism is the next Capitalism – Ending Hunger (cc)

One of the most contentious political issues on the American front in the last few years has been wealth redistribution. I’m sure you’ve heard about it. Wealth redistribution The notion that you have worked hard all your life, saving, putting up with all the crap that life had to offer Continue Reading

Is Full Employment Possible in Capitalism?

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Bob Pollin about his new book, Back to Full Employment. And he joins us again from Amherst, Massachusetts, where he is codirector and founder of the PERI institute. Thanks for Continue Reading

Socialism Not So Scary Anymore

OF COURSE BERNIE SANDERS GAVE HIS LEGENDARY SPEECH ON WHY HE CONSIDERS HIMSELF A DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST. INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, AJ PLUS, WHICH IS THE ORGANIZATION THAT FRANCESCA REPORTS FOR, JUST DID A GREAT VIDEO FEATURING FRANCESCA ABOUT THE ISSUE OF SOCIALISM, AND HOW THERE ARE ALREADY A LOT OF WAYS IN Continue Reading

Caller: Thom You are a Marxist!

Marvin watching free speech TV in Cookeville Tennessee hey Marvin what’s on your mind a Tom a yeah I you call the other guy from montana would you call them and get the evidence to bed and stuff yes I think it’s the first time in probably eight years I’ve Continue Reading

A Further Blow to Democracy in Brazil? Glenn Greenwald on Conviction of Lula Ahead of 2018 Election

NERMEEN SHAIKH: We begin today’s show in Brazil, where former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been convicted on corruption charges Wednesday and sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison. He will remain free on appeal. Lula has been the front-runner in the 2018 elections and is widely considered one Continue Reading

The Story of Fascism: Hitler’s “National Socialism”

Hitler had hijacked Germany’s democracy. He was given extraordinary powers to temporarily suspend democratic procedures in order to get things done. A dictator now in charge of a mighty industrial nation, Hitler and his team begin to lay out his plan for Germany and the world. ♪♪ Despite this new Continue Reading

Boots Riley on His Anti-Capitalist Film “Sorry to Bother You,” the Power of Strikes & Class Struggle

We spend the hour with Boots Riley, writer and director of the critically acclaimed film Sorry to Bother You. Best known as the lead vocalist of The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club, Boots is also a poet, a screenwriter and a community activist. Sorry to Bother You is his Continue Reading

Economic Update: Capitalism’s Excuse: Blame Government

welcome friends to another edition of economic update weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives incomes debts jobs for ourselves for us in the future for our children I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor of economics all my adult life and my hope is Continue Reading

Christopher Monckton – Agenda 21 and Environmental Marxism

Good afternoon everybody. It’s my very, very great pleasure to have been asked about three minutes ago to introduce Lord Christopher Monckton to this group. This is going to be something very unusual for you. It’s not very often that you find yourself in an entirely friendly environment. Some months Continue Reading