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Weekly radio show from the Democratic Socialists of America in NYC, recorded live at WBAI 99.5 in Brooklyn NY, Tuesday @ 7pm EST. Listen and call-in! Our vision for a democratic socialist future, from the minds and hearts of organizers fighting every day in NYC. Hear the latest news, analysis, and organizing experience from our members and partners and learn how to be part of a revolutionary political moment. Join the movement at socialists.nyc!
 
JBS Weekly Analysis is a John Birch Society weekly podcast that presents the scoop behind the news. Host Bill Hahn, the CEO of JBS, uses his extensive knowledge of the anti-American agenda to help listeners understand what the news really means and how they can become involved in restoring the country they love. Bill Hahn is the CEO of The John Birch Society, the patriotic organization that has been warning of incoming socialist tyranny for 60+ years. Under Hahn, the JBS has experienced expo ...
 
A movie rewatch podcast that explores the politics of your favorite films through an anti-capitalist lens. Each episode, hosts Rivka and Frank are joined by a guest for an irreverent yet critical discussion about a film and how it’s *obviously* a scathing indictment of late-stage capitalism. Fight Club? That’s about the degradation of modern consumerism. Office Space? That’s a stark depiction of worker alienation. Antz? An animated kids movie about the military-industrial complex. Movies vs. ...
 
The Punch Out is your daily anti-capitalist news hit. Everything you need to know in 15-to-20 minutes, delivered daily, Monday-Friday at 5pm. Host Eugene Puryear breaks down what's in the headlines, what's behind them and what's not there but should be. It's a mix of analysis and reportage that's all you need on your way home, or wherever you find yourself at 5pm ET.
 
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Drag is an art with deep roots in New York City’s queer communities of color that has much to offer to all people who are interested in liberating themselves from traditional and patriarchal ideas of gender. That’s part of why it’s become a target of the organized far-right both here in NYC and nationally, with public libraries and other community …
 
UFOs Forever was written by Robert Hunziker and published in Counterpunch. #aliens #ovnis #flyingsaucer #ufosightings #ufologia #extraterrestrials #ufos #ufology #extraterrestrial #ufosighting Support the show Champion of the Underdog shares ways to survive and fight back! Follow me on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/championoftheunderdog/ Twit…
 
Last week, President Biden wrapped up talks with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts at the North American Leaders Summit. What they discussed and why you should care are our topics today with plenty of history that you won’t hear from anywhere else. Be sure to share this video and its action points with others through your social media accounts.…
 
Workers at America’s only major unionized publishing house, HarperCollins, went on strike in early November of last year after their contract expired in April. As their strike approaches day 50 with little response from management, workers are standing strong on the picket line and fighting for higher wages, real racial equity on the job, and a uni…
 
New York State Assembly Members and Senators headed back to Albany last week for the start of the 2023 legislative session. We caught up with Queens Assembly Member and socialist Zohran Mamdani the night before the session began to learn how he’s feeling about this year's prospects to pass legislation that will help the working class and the additi…
 
Government is a force that can either aid in the protection of God-given rights or be liberty’s main enemy. The tipping point comes when government is allowed to operate outside of its limitations. Government’s lust for power is never satisfied, and it will do whatever it takes to stay in control. This is why it’s so important to limit government’s…
 
The strikewave within higher education came ashore in New York last month, as more than 1600 part-time faculty members at The New School, represented by ACT-UAW Local 7902, went on strike, hitting the picket line for higher pay, benefits, and greater security for their work. After a 25-day long strike in what some have called the longest strike by …
 
Say what you want about Elon Musk, but his exposure of Twitter’s internal policies to collude with the federal government to strip you of fundamental liberties has been just another in a long series of wake-up calls for Americans. We’ll look at this collusion, as well as what you can do to reclaim lost liberties and work to place government back in…
 
In this episode of Revolutions Per Minute, we will taking you first to Brooklyn and then to Puerto Rico, to explore how neoliberal austerity is wreaking havoc on the lives of ordinary people. I’ll be talking to New York City Council Member Alexa Aviles, of District 38 her first year in office. Alexa is a proud DSA member and was endorsed by the mov…
 
With former President Donald Trump now officially in the 2024 presidential race, the American electorate will once again be targeted by the disinformation spewers of Big Media, pouncing upon everything that Trump says or posts on social media. We’ll look at the latest kerfuffle, compare that to the actions of his opposition, and postulate what the …
 
While a “Red Wave” of victories did not materialize for Republicans earlier this month on election day in most parts of the country, conservatives won big here in New York gaining congressional seats as well as seats in the New York State Assembly and Senate. Republican Lee Zeldin centered his gubernatorial campaign around a false and racist narrat…
 
Strikes are erupting across the country, from railroads to the New School and your local Starbucks. Reminder from your comrades at RPM - never cross a picket line, just grab a sign and walk alongside them. Workers Today we will hear from rank and file organizers about the Labor Notes troublemakers school, speak to Shep Whanon of Gays Against Guns o…
 
With the Christmas Holiday season fast approaching many of you may have already started or will hopefully soon begin buying gifts for your family, friends, and loved ones. As if inflation and rising prices, especially of energy, along with uncertainty for many in Europe on how they will heat their homes, wasn’t squeezing people’s wallets enough, th…
 
Once again, America may have to wait another month to learn of the balance of political power in Congress. Were election predictions off since the red wave never materialized, or is this a repeat of 2020? We’ll offer some insight about what we saw and where we need to go in this episode. Please be sure to take the suggested actions. Then please lik…
 
Written in a time when the left in Turkey was divided on the question of a nation’s right to self-determination (i.e. the right to secede), Ibrahim Kaypakkaya’s essay was a concrete study of the Kurdish question and, more broadly, an analysis of the revolutionary standpoint towards national minorities. Still relevant today, this essay can help us u…
 
It’s election season again! That means that citizens will soon exercise their right to vote for their political leaders, but for workers in a union, or for those trying to organize one themselves, democracy does not end on election day. It is in the everyday struggle for a democracy worthy of the name not only in our politics, but in our workplaces…
 
The yearly NYC DSA convention is back, with about 100 delegates from every corner of the city gathering to discuss the path forward for our organizing community. After taking some serious losses in electoral organizing and membership enrollment, socialists in the city seek to find their place in the movement, to re-engage in the work and to bring o…
 
For over a month, protests and strikes have rocked the country of Iran in the wake of the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22 year-old Kurdish Iranian woman who was arrested while visiting Tehran by the Guidance Patrol for violating Iran’s mandatory hijab law. Despite fierce crackdowns from the Iranian state, these protests, led by women, students, and work…
 
We’ve all heard the phrase, Think Globally, Act Locally. Before the big global warming hysteria began, hard left environmentalists used this phrase as part of a bigger program to inculcate citizens, students, industry, and governments around the world to undertake local activities based on the dubious concept of saving planet Earth. We’ll look into…
 
RPM takes you to Brazil and Florida, two places on the frontlines of climate chaos. We are joined by Benjamin Fogel from Jacobin and Richie Floyd from St Petersburg City Council. We will be talking about the elections in Brazil and the impact of Hurricane Ian on the Gulf Coast of Florida.By Bernard Goyder
 
For this special episode of The Punchout, we are republishing the one-hour Twitter Space that Eugene hosted live from Brazil on Monday morning. Eugene answers questions from BreakThrough's Rania Khalek and other BT followers about how Brazilians are responding to the first-round election results.By Eugene Puryear
 
You see, the woke establishment wants to control what media Albertans see, what vaccines we take, the resources we develop — and even what we are allowed to grow and eat. Independent journalist Jeremy Appel joins Team Advantage to explore Danielle Smith Thought. Follow Jeremy @JeremyAppel1025 and subscribe to his newsletter, The Orchard, at theorch…
 
In the early hours of the morning on the 15th of September, the Biden Administration announced that a tentative agreement had been reached by the railroad companies and the railroad unions, delaying a potential nationwide strike. Now, the decision to accept this tentative agreement, or reject it and potentially go on strike rests with the railroad …
 
If illegal immigrants show up outside your door, what are you to do? The answer may be different depending on which state you’re in. If you’re in a sanctuary state, government is more apt to accept the aliens than others who are not. After all, these are states that have declared they will not cooperate with immigration customs enforcement. Yet, wh…
 
Let's go inside the RPM producers' studio. In this episode, Jack and Amy discuss the founding of Revolutions per Minute, our approach to making socialist radio, and what we think other DSA chapters or political groups could learn from our four years of experience in broadcasting. We pay tribute to our comrade Lee Ziesche who is leaving NYC after ma…
 
In 1997 nearly 200,000 Teamsters went on strike against UPS. They fought for a better contract and they won. Will the American Labor Movement experience another massive strike at UPS led by the Teamsters in 2023? Matt, a member of the Teamsters, joins us to discuss that and much more.By NYC Democratic Socialists of America
 
Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev died this last week. While he is largely credited with helping the so-called Iron Curtain come down, much of his resume has been swept under the rug. We’ll take this episode to partially expose what you’re not hearing in the news and how Gorbachev’s efforts helped to lead the world to its current state o…
 
Stand for Socialism against Modern Revisionism was published in 1992. It is a major document of the Second Rectification Movement and a counter to all the attacks on the socialist cause churned out by the imperialists and the petty bourgeois anti-communists in the aftermath of the rapid full restoration of capitalism in the revisionist-ruled countr…
 
Last Tuesday New York State held its second primary of the summer and New York City voters are sending another socialist senator to Albany. DSA endorsed candidate Kristen Gonzalez trounced Elizabeth Crowley winning the democratic primary in the newly formed Senate District 59, which includes portions of Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. We were at Kr…
 
Hello all you semi-fascists! Apparently, if you believe in limited government and protection of the Americanist system of government as devised by the Founding Fathers, that makes you a semi-fascist, according to President Biden. We’ll look into this irresponsibility with some historical and truthful perspective and offer a solution on how you can …
 
Owen Bennett is the founding president of the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union. He is currently writing a book for Interventions on trade unions and unemployment in Australia. Published in Jacobin. Support the show Champion of the Underdog shares ways to survive and fight back! Follow me on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/championoftheunder…
 
Earlier this month, voters in the state of Kansas roundly rejected the so-called “Value them Both” measure, a proposed constitutional amendment that would have laid the groundwork for a complete abortion ban in the future. This measure, pushed by extremist anti-abortion lobbies, was defeated in a 59-41% result by the voters of Kansas. Tonight, we’r…
 
The raid on Trump’s resort shouldn’t be too much of a surprise. As was pointed out by the once-anonymous editorial in the New York Times from a self-proclaimed member of the Deep State or steady state, “There is a quiet resistance within the administration ….” And let’s not forget Hillary Clinton’s and Joe Biden’s encouragement to like-minded oppos…
 
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