Episode 11: Defending, and Transcending, Liberal DemocracyAdam Plante, a young activist and Marxist-Humanist thinker, discusses his work on liberal democracy with the co-hosts. Key topics include his contention that the rise of Trump and other authoritarian strongmen is a threat specifically to socialist values, and his argument that it is important that socialists both defend liberal democracy and fight to transcend it.
Plus: current-events segment on the Democratic primaries after Iowa and New Hampshire.
Radio Free Humanity is co-hosted by Brendan Cooney and Andrew Kliman, and sponsored by Marxist-Humanist Initiative (https://www.marxisthumanistinitiative.org/ ). [...]
WHAT IS RADIO FREE HUMANITY?
Radio Free Humanity is a podcast covering news, politics and philosophy from a Marxist-Humanist perspective. It is co-hosted by Brendan Cooney and Andrew Kliman. We intend to release new episodes every two weeks. Radio Free Humanity is sponsored by MHI, but the views expressed by the co-hosts and guests of Radio Free Humanity are their own. They do not necessarily reflect the views and positions of MHI.
All Episodes of Radio Free Humanity
- Episode 11: Defending, and Transcending, Liberal Democracy
- Episode 10: Marx’s “Critique of the Gotha Program”
- Episode 9: The Tankie Craze––Resurgent Stalinism among Youth
- Episode 8: A Long Journey From Marxists to Marx, Part 2
- Episode 7: Implications of the UK Elections
- Episode 6: The Uprising in Lebanon
- Episode 5: A Long Journey From Marxists to Marx, Part 1
- Episode 4: Green New Deal–Interview with Brendan Cooney
- Episode 3: Brexit-Interview with Chris Gilligan
- Episode 2: Fighting White Nationalism
- Episode 1: Obama-Trump Voters