The Movements: A Podcast History of the Masses
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The Movements is a podcast history of the working class, anti-fascists, revolutionaries, women, people of color, and liberation movements. My history shows are narrative driven and audiobook style, with a focus on serious historical and materialist analysis. In between history shows, please enjoy our regular discussion show, “Stallin’ For Time”. Support the show by donating at https://www.patreon.com/movementspod.Read more »
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The Russian Revolution #3 - The Reds Return
Reform has failed and the Social Democratic Parties of Europe have failed to stop the war. As the European war grinds the working class and peasantry like meat, a demonstration by proletarian women revives the Russian Revolution. The Tsar orders a brutal suppression of the uprisings just as he did during the 1905 Revolution. This time, however, the soldiers of Petrograd turn their guns towards the regime and engage in pitched battles against police in the streets. The working class begin to form revolutionary committees while the bourgeoisie abandon the Tsar. The Soviets and Provisional Government embark upon building the new Russia, but dual power creates tension within the revolution.
The Movements is a leftist history and politics podcast. Transcripts may be requested for accessibility reasons by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Find us on facebook and twitter @movementspod and support the show by donating at https://www.patreon.com/movementspodRead more »