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Empire Files on Oct 10, 2015
The Empire has a range of weapons to maintain its power: from its courts to its 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?
Abby Martin explores the history of anti-communism in America, and the heavy repression of an idea that became an unofficial religion.
From the archives:
The Looting Class and its Hoarded Gold by Danny Katch
Socialism According to Eugene V. Debs by Elizabeth Schulte
Bernie Sanders is no Eugene Debs by Howie Hawkins + Will Bernie Sanders Take on Hillary Clinton? by Ralph Nader
The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase
The Socialist Alternative to a World of Injustice by Danny Katch
The Take (2004)
Eugene V. Debs: Why You Should Vote For Socialism Recited by Cindy Sheehan