The 16th President, his pro-labor leanings, and Marx's admiration for his work to end slavery.
A "red Civil War" and its place in the radical politics of the left at the turn of the 20th century.
How socialism is as American as Baseball or Apple Pie.
By lumping "progressives" and "liberals" together we forget the anti-capitalist tendencies of the left.
The New Deal was intended to save capitalism from collapse and revolution. To do so it approprated the policy ideas of the socialists it sought to minimize.
Gilded Age socialists, and the resonance of their ideals in the modern American left.
A socialist "utopia" in the heart of middle America. Milwaukee and its half century of radical politics.
The long history of American Socialism and its ideological roots in our nation's founding values.
How socialism failed to take-off in the fertal soil of American capitalism and class division.
While socialism has never captured the hearts or minds of the American masses, their ideas have played a fundamental role in the evolution our limited welfare state.
How Woodrow Wilson decimated the ascendant socalists with repressive laws in the name of supporting the war effort.
Although the IWW never achived their ultimate goal of overthrowing the capitalist state, their efforts to support the American worker are worthy of examination.
How America's most famous socialist was a democratic true-believer at heart.
Apart from their influence on the policies of FDR's New Deal, American socialists significantly contributed to the process of rebuilding in the wake of capitalism's greatest failure to date.
Despite present appearences, American Unions once dominated industry with the political support of predominantly Democratic administrations.
While socialist economic theory is largely maligned or forgetten in the policies of the American Government, this hasn't always been the case.
A brief hisory of the American socialist "movement" and its frequent intersections with the moderate democrats and racial equity activists in its day.
While the centrist wing of the Democratic Party has ruled the national party since the victory of Bill Clinton, the history of the party is far more radical than the centrists let on.
A conversation about Marxist economics and political theory, and their long history of influencing thought within the United States.