Socialism Is on the Agenda for 2020

Socialism Is on the Agenda for 2020

Katrina vanden Heuvel joins the podcast this week, plus Kathleen Belew on white nationalism and Rick Perlstein on impeachment.


Capitalism is broken—that’s why socialism is on the agenda for 2020. Katrina vanden Heuvel explains—she’s publisher and editorial director of The Nation.

Also we look back at some of the big events of 2019, starting with the terrorist attacks by white nationalists, in El Paso and elsewhere. Historian Kathleen Belew says they are not isolated events carried out by loners; in fact they are connected, the work of a movement with tens of thousands of active members. And 2019 of course has been the year of impeachment—historian Rick Perlstein has comment and analysis.

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