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Sep 11, 2021

Alyson Escalante joins Breht to respond to arguments that the US left should embrace American patriotism.

Together they discuss revolutionary v. reactionary nationalism, US history, settler colonialism, proletarian internationalism, Browderism, anti-imperialism, the CPUSA, tailism, accusations of ultra-leftism, and...


Sep 8, 2021

In this unlocked Red Menace patreon episode, Alyson and Breht discuss the latest IPCC report on climate change and discuss its implications.

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Jul 25, 2021

Alyson and Breht answer questions from listeners!

Topics discussed: Maoism and AES, contradictions present and future, the climate crisis, cryptocurrency, Marxist pedagogy and the role of teachers, reasons to maintain revolutionary optimism, how to build relevant skillsets and engage with theory, 

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Jun 3, 2021

For this month's bonus episode, Alyson gives a basic historical overview of the history of Jewish Anti-Zionism. 

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May 30, 2021

In this episode, Alyson and Breht use texts from Fanon, Cesaire, Mao, and Lenin to help make sense of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, the history of zionism, the role of the United States in the conflict, and more. They define settler colonialism and imperialism, show how they are operative in the conflict, and...