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WW2: The Resource War – Arsenal of Democracy – Extra History – #1 WW2: The Resource War – Arsenal of Democracy – Extra History – #1

Cicero once said that the “Sinews of war were infinite money.” Never has that been more true than in the second World War. This little bonus extra history series is going to be all about the complex economic struggle that underpinned the most colossal conflict in human history. These episodes are happening courtesy of the…

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And We Will Live In That Time! И мы в то время будем жить! (1961 Soviet Song, English Subtitles) And We Will Live In That Time! И мы в то время будем жить! (1961 Soviet Song, English Subtitles)

From the conquered tops, You look forward to the future, Motherland, Your gaze, bright and large, Steals away our hearts. And as the bequeathed hour nears, An unclouded hour, When women will not recall war, When peace is with us … When women will not recall war, When peace is with us! When the world…

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Stalin’s 5 Year Plan for Economic Mass Murder | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 1 of 4 Stalin’s 5 Year Plan for Economic Mass Murder | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 1 of 4

So what do you do when you’ve ostensibly created the dictatorship of the proletariat, but you hardly have any proletarians? You build factories, lots of them, because where there are factories there are workers. But if most of the peasants become workers, who will provide the workers with bread? And now that we’ve abolished commerce,…

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Bernie Sanders no longer praises Soviet-style socialism Bernie Sanders no longer praises Soviet-style socialism

ALL RIGHT THAT’S COMING UP IN JUST A SECOND. WE’VE GOT THE GUY WHO DEMOCRATS SAY COULD KNOCK BERNIE SANDERS BACK ON HIS HEELS IN THE DEMOCRAT PRIMARIES. HE’S 2020 CANDIDATE, AND HE GREW UP IN THE RUST BELT IN INDIANA HE WAS FIRST ELECTED TO OFFICE IN SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, IN 2011 AND FACTORIES…

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Economic Update: Capitalism, Revolution & Socialism [CLIP] Economic Update: Capitalism, Revolution & Socialism [CLIP]

The Soviet Union never changed something fundamental in all of the big changes they made. You can put it this way: before the Revolution, the average worker in industry, and in a farm, and in the household got up, had their tea and breakfast, and went to work, and the conditions of which, under which…

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Socialism – RAI with A. Buzgalin (12/12) Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Socialism – RAI with A. Buzgalin (12/12)

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay, and this is Reality Asserts Itself. And we’re in New York, and you might notice that we’re in a different studio, we’re still in New York City. And joining us again to continue our discussion is Professor Alexander Buzgalin. Alexander Buzgalin is a professor…

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Masha Gessen: Trump Doing “Incredible Damage” to Democracy While Media is Obsessed with Russia Probe Masha Gessen: Trump Doing “Incredible Damage” to Democracy While Media is Obsessed with Russia Probe

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh, as we continue our conversation with award-winning author, journalist Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia. NERMEEN SHAIKH: I asked Gessen how she thinks President Donald Trump is distorting language. One example…

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How Estonia saved itself from Communist oppression – Estonian Prime Minister Dr. Mart Laar How Estonia saved itself from Communist oppression – Estonian Prime Minister Dr. Mart Laar

Thank you, eh, for these nice words, of course as always during the introductions. My role is, eh, overestimated very clearly in all these events, I was only one of these many many brave people who helped us to change the country. And as I’ve just some days ago celebrated my 50th birthday, I just…

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Socialism & Starvation Socialism & Starvation

It is often held as common knowledge that people in socialist countries suffered from shortages of food and a lack of nutrition; but, is this actually the case? Looking at statistical data regarding food intake in Russia before, during and after socialism suggests a different story entirely. Before socialism, Russian people were taking in on…

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The Democratic Socialists of America | Hayden Ludwig The Democratic Socialists of America | Hayden Ludwig

You already know Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the young and charismatic Democratic Party nominee, and soon to be congresswoman, from New York’s 14th district – who defeated a member of the party’s congressional leadership in a stunning upset victory. But do you know the Democratic Socialists of America, a group Ocasio-Cortez belongs to that was vital to…

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