THE SOCIALIST PROGRAM with Brian Becker

News and views about the world for those who want to change it, with socialist commentary and education episodes every week.

Weekly Schedule

The podcast version of The Socialist Program comes out three days per week.

  • Tuesdays: “In the News” discusses the burning issues and controversies in global news.
  • Wednesdays: "Capitalism in Crisis" with economist Prof. Richard Wolff.
  • Thursdays: "The Real Story” with special guests for in-depth and historical analysis.

Videos of The Socialist Program come out every Wednesday at 7pm ET at the BreakThrough News YouTube page.

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Voter Suppression Behind Georgia’s Run-Off: One GOP Operative Blocked 32,000 Ballots from Going Out
November 10, 2022
Brian is joined by investigative reporter Greg Palast, who wrote the film “Vigilantes: Georgia’s Vote...
Xi Elevates China’s Socialist Goals, Prepares Country for Global ‘Storms’
October 19, 2022
The Communist Party of China is in its 20th Congress, a week-long meeting of 2,296...
Ukraine War Widens: Crimea Attack, Pipeline Sabotage, Kiev Bombing & NATO’s Endless Weapons
October 12, 2022
Russia has been hit by multiple major attacks, including sabotage in their Nordstream energy pipelines...
251 Interventions in 30 Years: A System Addicted to War w/ Ben Norton
October 5, 2022
The United States has acknowledged almost 500 military interventions, listed in detail in a report...
The China-Russia Alliance: Will It Endure? Will It Grow?
September 29, 2022
Two of the biggest world powers, Russia and China, have formed an alliance based on...
Ukraine War Escalates—And Nuclear War Threats Grow
September 22, 2022
The Ukraine war is escalating—dramatically. Russian President Putin & U.S. President Biden both made major...
Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky on Afghanistan War & the Fragility of US Empire
September 15, 2022
The U.S. government has destroyed cities, countries, and towns around the world, through bombs and...
Infiltration, Violence, Deportation: How the State Weakened and Split Socialism in the US, with Brian Becker
August 25, 2022
The US left is often smeared and mocked, accused of being weak, ineffective, unserious, fractured,...
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