Women fight back against healthcare attacks

Listen now: Meghann Adams of WORD (Women Organized to Resist and Defend) speaks on the growing attacks on abortion rights and access to healthcare on the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. She discusses the threat of the Supreme Court upholding the Texas Omnibus Abortion Bill (HB 2), which contains multiple restrictions on access to abortion, and how that could negatively impact abortion rights nationwide. Mass mobilization originally won the Roe v. Wade decision, and it is through such mobilizations that these attacks on women and reproductive rights can be defeated.


Iran gains breathing room after nuclear deal

Listen now: Mazda Majidi of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in San Francisco analyzes the aftermath of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s verification of Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal – a relief from increased provocations and accusations from U.S. imperialism just weeks ago. The new nuclear deal provides breathing space for Iran, allowing it to assert its sovereignty and independent development.


Eyewitness Venezuela: Millions vote in socialist primary elections

Listen now: Karla Reyes, a teacher in New York City and a member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, talks about her recent trip to Venezuela where she joined international observers during the primaries for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). Millions cast votes for PSUV leaders, showing the growing force of the PSUV as an organization and the revolutionary process within Venezuelan society.


Iran beats imperialist-imposed sanctions!

Listen now: Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, reviews the historic and comprehensive lifting of all U.N. Security Council sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear program, including steps on access to resources in areas of trade, technology, finance and energy. The dangers of imperialist designs to dominate Iran continue, but this victory is a tremendous reprieve for the people of Iran to develop their country without bearing the hardship of sanctions.


Cops and media lie about the murder of Walter Scott

Listen now: Sean Blackmon of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in Washington, D.C., and an organizer with D.C. Ferguson, speaks on the concerted lies of the cops and the media as well as the resulting protests in South Carolina following the police murder of Walter Scott. Blackmon analyzes the movement’s next steps in taking back the power from the racist police and the system that needs them.


The increasing U.S. role in the Saudi bombing of Yemen

Listen now: Jane Cutter, an editor of Liberation News and a leading member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, discusses the increased U.S. involvement in the Saudi bombing of Yemen, which began on March 25. She addresses the humanitarian costs of the bombing and the situation on the ground in the country.


The Red Nation calls historic march against racist violence in Gallup, N.M.

Listen now: The Red Nation stood up against the extreme atmosphere of racist violence in Gallup, N.M., in a historic march earlier this month. Hear the strong and courageous voices of the march organizers and participants who are fighting against racism and the continued legacy of colonialism.


The real goals of the United States in the nuclear agreement with Iran

Listen now: Eugene Puryear, a leader of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, provides an analysis of the U.S.-Iran nuclear agreement. After months of negotiations, the Obama administration and its wing of the ruling class have reached the conclusion that Iran, as a regional power, cannot be eliminated—both providing temporary relief for Iran from U.S. pressure and a realignment of U.S. relationships in the region.


A new generation struggles to free the Congo and Africa

Listen now: Ben Kabamba, one youth activist among many facing severe repression in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, speaks on the resistance movement in the final part of this series. Recently a mass grave of more than 400 bodies has been found, exemplifying the brutal repression in, and neo-colonial status of, one of the richest regions of Africa. For more information, visit friendsofthecongo.org.


Congo resistance leader on the liberation of the Congo and Africa

Listen now: Ben Kabamba, one of many activists affected in the continued crackdown against revolutionary student activists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, speaks on the resistance movement against neo-colonialism in the country. The Congo, the largest resource-rich country in Africa, has long been deemed key to the liberation of Africa. For more information, visit friendsofthecongo.org.


Civil war unfolds in Yemen with U.S. go-ahead

Listen now: Jane Cutter, an editor of Liberation News and a leading member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, details the forces behind the civil war unfolding in Yemen. Yemen is currently under bombing attacks by neighboring Saudi Arabia with the blessing of the U.S. imperialists. Ground troops from Saudi Arabia and Egypt may follow in a proxy war resulting from U.S. war and occupation in the region.

Woman in Beirut holds poster of Imad Mughniyah

CIA carried out terrorist bombing in Syria’s capital – why are they claiming it now?

Listen now: Richard Becker, author of Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire, analyzes the recent admission by the CIA that, along with Mossad, it carried out a terrorist car bombing in Damascus, Syria, in 2008. After you listen to the interview, read more at LiberationNews.org.

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The next phase of the anti-war movement

Listen now: Sarah Sloan, National Staff Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, discusses the next phase of the anti-war movement and upcoming actions marking the 12th anniversary of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, culminating in a Rally and March at the White House on Saturday, March 21.


Yemen’s government collapses

Listen now: Jane Cutter, a member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in Seattle, analyzes the collapse of the Yemeni government in January and the role of U.S. imperialism in the country.

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Greece – the shift left, the class struggle and communist tactics

Listen now: Walter Smolarek, a regular contributor to Liberation News, discusses the electoral victory in Greece by the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) and what it means for the left and working people in Greece and Europe.

Listen now: Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, responds to Obama’s speech on the crisis caused by U.S. intervention in Iraq and Syria, and the need to organize to oppose these wars to dominate the people and resources of the Middle East.

Listen now: Radhika Miller, a Washington, D.C.-based attorney and member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, analyzes the the role of the billionaire owners in professional sports and the disturbing realities that result from their rule.

Listen now: Richard Becker, author of “Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire,” discusses Israel’s assault on Gaza and the role of the U.S. government in enabling the criminal war.

Listen now: Attorney Heather Benno analyzes the attacks on undocumented children entering the United States, the anti-immigrant spin, and how the Obama administration and Congress dodge demands for full immigrant rights.

Listen now: Nathalie Hrizi of the Party for Socialism and Liberation examines the role of John Kerry as well as the United Nations as the war on Gaza unfolds, and looks at the global protest movement demanding justice in Palestine and an end to Israel’s brutal assault.

Listen now: Alberto Roque has lived openly gay in Cuba for decades. He became an activist and spokesperson for LGBTQ justice, acceptance and awareness, and recently spoke in San Francisco about the challenges facing the movement.