Tag: communism

Owen Jones meets Manuela Carmena | ‘Politicians have lost the hearts of the people

So I’m on this relatively nondescript street here in Madrid and I’m about to interview the mayor of Madrid herself, Manuela Carmena. She started off many years ago, under Franco’s dictatorship, defending people who were persecuted by the dictatorship. She used to be a member of the Communist party and left in the early 80s. She’s a so-called mayor of...

A Brief History of Communism and the Tyranny of its Politics | China Uncensored

On this episode of China Uncensored, it’s the 100-year anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution! Let’s have a Party! A Communist Party. Leave your money at home, though. Also your means of production. Really, anything you want to keep. Hi, welcome to China Uncensored, I’m your host Chris Chappell. The relentless March of History carries on. Until it reaches its inevitable...

Anti Communist Arguments Episode 3: People Hated Socialism

Anti-Communist Arguments, Episode 3 Argument: People hated Socialism. Evidence: Testimonies of people who lived in former/current socialist countries. Uprisings against socialist rule. Many individual testimonies given as evidence of people hating socialism have either been shown to be untrustworthy or are simply unverified, anecdotal claims that aren’t backed up by statistical data. Such anecdotes are only taken seriously due to...