Hong Kong is feeling the terror of an authoritarian government bearing down on them.
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Matt Kibbe is joined by Lily Tang Williams to talk about her experiences growing up under Chinese communism and the ways in which the United States is starting to be influenced by the same kinds of authoritarian policies.
Matt Kibbe is joined by Maria C. Werlau, executive director at the Free Society Project, to discuss the popular mythologies surrounding Cuba and its record on human rights.
Matt Kibbe sits down with Lily Tang Williams, a survivor of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, to discuss her concerns about the direction America is going.
Matt Kibbe talks with Li Schoolland, who grew up in China under Mao Zedong, about the many ways that Chinese communism persecutes individuals and crushes opportunity.
Italy had dug itself into such a hole with decades of democratic socialism, that freeing people was easier said than done.
The Deadly Isms with Matt Kibbe returns for a second season, examining socialism and why it never results in the utopia it promises. Progressive leaders like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advocate for “democratic socialism,” arguing that it’s the most productive and fairest way to organize society. But what does “democratic socialism” really mean? Throughout history, we have experimented with one “ism” after another, and socialism in practice has always been a violent and miserable failure. So why are people so eager to support it today?
Simon Lee, freedom protestor fighting for Hong Kong’s independence, sits down with Matt Kibbe to discuss China’s increasingly aggressive posture toward Hong Kong.
Matt Kibbe is joined by Lee Bishop and Cyan Banister, two of the voices behind the NBA protests in support of a free Hong Kong.