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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...

These Are The Last Five Communist Countries

Since Russia became the first communist state in 1917, dozens of other countries have converted their governments to approximate communism. At one point, during the Cold War, the world was ideologically split between capitalist and communist political philosophies, but today only about five of these left-leaning countries remain. So, what are the world’s modern communist states? Well, an extremely important...