Socialism Today



Podcast by Socialist Alternative


  • Ginger Jentzen: The Socialist Who's Not for Sale - Socialism Today #3

    23/10/2017 Duración: 01h13min

    We argue that the key to defeating Trump's agenda is building independent politics on the local and national level. Ginger Jentzen stands a fighting chance to win a City Council seat in Minneapolis and Kshama Sawant has already shown the power of an independent socialist in Seattle. We bring you interviews with Ginger Jentzen, candidate for Minneapolis City Council, Tyler Vasseur, Ginger's field coordinator, and Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Councilor. Socialism Today - a new podcast by Socialist Alternative - discusses what strategies we need to fight against Trump's agenda. To support this podcast, please donate at To contact us, email Edited by Joan Arnau Pàmies

  • Russian Revolution's Relavance Today - Socialism Today #2 - Part 1

    21/08/2017 Duración: 49min

    100 years ago, Russians overthrew the czar and the autocratic regime in the middle of WWI. In a nation comprised primarily of peasants, the working class led a democratic revolution that dramatically raised living standards for millions. Here we talk about this revolution's relevance today. Part 1: What happened in 1917 in Russia and what can we learn from it today? Part 2: Why did this break from capitalism happen in Russia? And how was the bureaucracy able to take over under Stalin? Music selections (in order of appearance) Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 14, “October”, II. Chorus (1927) Moscow State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Kiril Kondrashin, conductor Arseny Avraamov: Simfoniya gudkov ("Symphony of factory sirens”) (1922) Vincent Youmans: Tea for Two (arranged by Dmitri Shostakovich) (1927) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Riccardo Chailly, conductor Dmitri Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra, VII. Waltz 2 (1956) Russian State Symphony Orchestra Dimitry Yablonsky, conduct