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Tag - communism
Hong Kong is feeling the terror of an authoritarian government bearing down on them.
America Is Starting to Look Like China | Guest: Lily Tang Williams | Ep 178
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.
Americans Must Reject China-Style Authoritarianism | Guest: Lily Tang Williams | Ep 132
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.
The Chinese Model Should Be Shunned, Not Emulated | Guest: Li Schoolland | Ep 124
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...
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.
Somewhere on the book of feces I encountered comments that could be summed up by “Communism wasn’t that bad and the US is worse for those people at the bottom than communism was”. There was also mention of how under communism everyone had a job and housing was free...