Radical Reflections
Russia 1917: The Year of Revolutions

Russia 1917: The Year of Revolutions

November 25, 2020

Roman Kononenko [Communist Party of the Russian Federation and Leninist Komsomol] discusses the monumental events that encapsulated Russia throughout 1917, and why they remain relevant in the contemporary age.

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End Music: USSR Anthem, Igor Presnyakov.

The Suspension of Jeremy Corbyn: What Next For The Labour Left?

The Suspension of Jeremy Corbyn: What Next For The Labour Left?

November 17, 2020

Josh Jackson returns to the show for a second time to discuss all things related to the suspension of Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour Party.

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End Music: Libanus, The Trials Of Cato

 

 

 

US Election Special: La Riva 2020

US Election Special: La Riva 2020

November 2, 2020

Gloria La Riva outlines the aims of her third-party US presidential campaign bid, covering a range of issues that place her campaign in principled opposition to both Democratic and Republican pledges. 

La Riva 2020 campaign: HERE

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End Music: Irish Goodbyes; Good Friend

Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution

Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution

October 14, 2020

Helen Yaffe [academic economist] discusses Che Guevara's contributions towards Cuban diplomacy between 1959-1965, focusing upon his radical economic policies that ultimately came to define the country's socialist development.

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End Music: Fusil Contra Fusil [Guns against Guns], Silvio Rodríguez

The Capitalist Illusion

The Capitalist Illusion

October 2, 2020

Eoghan O'Neill discusses his new book, methodically explaining how our current economic/social surroundings distort the exploitation of labour in a  number of different guises.

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Connect with the CPI: HERE and HERE

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End Music: By Memory Inspired, Glasnevin

Sandinista Revolution: National Liberation in Nicaragua

Sandinista Revolution: National Liberation in Nicaragua

September 15, 2020

Ben Norton of The Grayzone lays down a comprehensive assessment of Nicaraguan history, and the national liberation movement that has shaped the country's development.

The Grayzone: HERE

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End Track: Tom Paine's Bones, The Trials Of Cato

The Jakarta Method: Cold War Crusades in Indonesia

The Jakarta Method: Cold War Crusades in Indonesia

September 1, 2020

Vincent Bevins graphically exposes the US sponsored 1965 regime in Indonesia, and the stark consequences involved for its people and national affairs.

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End Music: Young Blood by Good Friend

In Defence of China: Opposing Western Aggression

In Defence of China: Opposing Western Aggression

August 18, 2020

The Qiao Collective lay down a strong defence of the country's ongoing commitments, and debunk a few common Western tropes levelled at the CCP in the process.

Qiao Collective: HERE

Further Reading on China: HERE and HERE

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End Music: Difyrrwch by The Trials of Cato

The Politics of Art

The Politics of Art

August 7, 2020

Stella Rooney [Unite the Union member and professional artist] discusses the pressures of working in the arts under capitalism, and how expressive qualities can be used in the fight for socialism. 

Connect with Stella: https://www.stellarooney.com

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End Music: Rock Bottom Revival, Good Friend 

Contemporary Cuba: Socialism in Action

Contemporary Cuba: Socialism in Action

July 26, 2020

Bernard Regan of Cuba Solidarity Campaign lays down a strong defence of the country's contemporary arrangements, and how it continues to deliver on the revolution's gains in the modern age.

Visit: https://cuba-solidarity.org.uk

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End Music: The War, Angels and Airwaves

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