Filmmaker, activist and author Iris Morales joined us for a discussion of her new book, Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords 1969 - 1976, and many related issues from women in political struggle, feminism, Puerto Rican liberation, socialism, internationalism, race and colonialism and so much more.
https://youtu.be/SUGjgyNRHic Author and organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation Brian Becker discusses PSL's latest book, Imperialism in the 21st Century: Updating Lenin's Theory a Century Later. We talked about Lenin's theory of imperialism and its relationship to the world today, differences between revolutionary and democratic socialism, and the 2016 presidential election.
https://youtu.be/0apwrA564kk The Empire has a range of weapons to maintain its power: from it's courts to it's military. But it also has effective ideological weapons. Everyone in the United States knows that "socialist" or "communist" is considered a bad word. How did things get that way?