The Sino-Soviet split and its meaning today

Listen now: Brian Becker, a national leader of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, discusses the Sino-Soviet split that began in the 1960s with its underpinnings in differing approaches on survival against U.S. imperialist threats. The pressures of imperialism resulted in a split – first ideologically and later state-to-state – between these sister socialist nations. China moved towards the influence of U.S. imperialism and the USSR became more isolated. This history is important for progressives and revolutionaries to understand today as the United States continues its threats against Russia and its maneuvers to destabilize and overthrow the Communist Party-led government of China.


Eyewitness: Russia’s 70th V-Day commemoration

Listen nowIV Sta of the Party for Socialism and Liberation gives an eyewitness account of their experience at the May 9 celebration in Russia, commemorating the tremendous Soviet victory and the sacrifices that ultimately led to the defeat of fascist Germany in World War II.


The character of the new Israeli Cabinet

Listen now: Richard Becker, a leader of the Party for Socialism and Liberation and author of Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire, provides an analysis of the new Israeli cabinet and the character of the new Israeli government, as the U.S. realigns itself around its own interests in the region.


Akbar Muhammad fights terrorism charges in Guyana, Part II

Listen nowLiberation Radio brings you the final segment of our interview with Akbar Muhammad, International Representative of the Nation of Islam. He discusses more of his arrest and multi-year persecution at the hands of the Guyanese government as the result of years of work with poor and oppressed communities in Guyana.

The Russian Revolution and the struggle to end exploitation of people by people


Listen now: Brian Becker, a founding member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, explains the Marxist perspective on the Russian Revolution, the Soviet Union, and the gains, challenges and contradictions facing the first socialist government in a world dominated by imperialism. This interview is one part of a larger PSL educational series.


ONE DC takes a stand against the landlords and developers

Listen now: Marybeth Onyeukwu of ONE DC organizes residents of Washington, D.C., against the increasing rents of the landlords and developers. This fightback effort can be emulated elsewhere in the face of income inequality and rising housing costs.


PLUS: U.S.-Russia relations today with Don DeBar and Brian Becker

Listen now: Don DeBar of Community Progressive Radio speaks with Brian Becker of the ANSWER Coalition, who addresses the anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis and how it relates to U.S.-Russia relations today.