Brian Becker

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Biden’s Failed Summit: Latin America Resists

Brian Becker
Since the Monroe Doctrine, Latin America has resisted U.S. attempts to dominate the region. Recently, another instance of resistance took place around the Summit of the Americas, which many heads of state boycotted over the Biden administration’s decision to exclude Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua. Brian and Roberto Lovato discuss this,...
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Buffalo Massacre Aftermath: Mainstream Media Still Validating Racist ‘Replacement Theory’

Brian Becker
Brian: The horrific, racist massacre in a Black community in Buffalo, New York was carried out by a self-identified fascist. He came in and mercilessly killed so many people. Ten people. It’s also obviously racist because the shooter is saying that he’s an adherent to replacement theory. There’s a direct...
Black America

Buffalo Massacre Aftermath: Mainstream Media Still Validating Racist ‘Replacement Theory’

Brian Becker
By: Brian Becker, Esther Iverem, Nicole Rousseau The following is a lightly edited transcription from In the News, the weekly Tuesday show on The Socialist Program. Subscribe here. Brian: The horrific, racist massacre in a Black community in Buffalo, New York was carried out by a self-identified fascist. He came...
U.S. War Machine

Where’s the outrage? NY Times exposé glosses over criminal essence of U.S. drone warfare

Brian Becker
The following is a lightly edited transcription from In the News, the weekly Tuesday show on The Socialist Program. Subscribe here. Brian: There’s a story that was on the front page of the New York Times this weekend on the untold and psychological costs on drone pilots engaging in drone...
U.S. War Machine

Ukraine: Questions for the US Anti-War Movement with Abby Martin & Brian Becker

Brian Becker
Featuring live audience Q&A, Abby Martin and Brian Becker discuss the Ukraine war and what it means for the anti-war movement.
The Socialist Program

Ukraine Powder Keg: Why NATO Expansion Must End

Brian Becker
A historic crisis is playing out in Eastern Europe over Ukraine, one that has profound ramifications for the entire world. The United States and its allies are imposing harsh sanctions on Russia over its recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics as independent states, and the possibility of direct...
The Socialist Program

Peace is Possible: The Solution to the Crisis in Ukraine

Brian Becker
Tensions remain sky high in Ukraine and across Europe but do they have to remain so? There is a path to peace — and solution to the crisis — but it requires recognizing the neutrality of Ukraine, which has long been internally divided. Brian is joined by Eugene Puryear, author...
The Socialist Program

Revolution vs. Counter Revolution after World War Two

Brian Becker
After the triumph of the Soviet Union over fascism in World War Two, world politics was completely transformed. No longer allies in the war against the Axis states, the “democratic” capitalist countries turned on the USSR and formed a global bloc of all the imperialist powers to confront the rising...

The Untold History of NATO and Case for Its Abolition

Brian Becker
NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is moving ever closer to Russia’s border. Russia views this as an existential threat – and a historic betrayal of key guarantees it was given by the west as the Soviet Union disintegrated. As Biden sends thousands of additional troops to Eastern Europe, the...
The Socialist Program

Risking World War III with Russia: Why?

Brian Becker
  Is war with Russia just around the corner? If you listen to corporate U.S. media and politicians it is. Brian Becker and Eugene Puryear break down what’s really going on in Ukraine and Russia, what the context of the tension is, and what the chances are of war. Brian...
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