A conversation on the history of the Russian revolution with historian Neil Faulkner.  Seeking to rescue the democratic essence of the revolution from its detractors and deniers, Faulkner laced with first-hand testimony this history. Guest: Neil Faulkner is a historian and archaeologist and the author of numerous books, including A Radical History of the World and most recently, A … Continued

A conversation on the modern history of the U.S.-Russian relations.  Is the U.S. in a new Cold War with Russia? And if we are, how dangerous this can be? What’s the actual role of Vladimir Putin, and the 2014 Ukrainian crisis to Donald Trump’s election and today’s unprecedented Russiagate allegations. Guest: Stephen F. Cohen is Professor … Continued

A conversation on the historic Bread and Roses strike in 1912 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It was a strike led by immigrant female textile workers and organized by the Wobblies. Guest:  Steve Early is a lawyer, organizer, union representative, a longtime labor journalist. He is the author of Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress, The Civil … Continued

Today as self describe socialist Bernie Sanders announced that he will seek the white house once again we are in conversation of the history of socialism in United States. Guest: Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the … Continued

Before the Civil War, colonization schemes and black laws threatened to deport former slaves born in the United States. We talk to Martha S. Jones about how African American remade national belonging through battles in legislatures, conventions, and courthouses and reclaim their right to citizenship. Guest: Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor … Continued