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November 9th, 2012

Paths of the Latin American Left, 46.19 min, uploaded by NewsClickIn, Oct 27, 2012: Prof Aijaz Ahmad speaks on the transformations sweeping across the continent of hope. He discusses Emir Sader’s important book, The New Mole; the results of Venezuela’s recent elections; he takes issue with Slavoj Zizek’s assessment of the revolutionary process in Venezuela; and he discusses the idea of ‘twenty-first century socialism’, and how it differs from the socialism of the previous century. His interlocutor in this conversation is Sudhanva Deshpande of LeftWord Books, and the venue is May Day Cafe in New Delhi;  

Samir Amin and Socialism in the 21st Century, 43.46 min, uploaded by NewsClickIn, May 14, 2012: Professor Samir Amin, one of the leading Marxist thinkers in the world today, speaks about the implosion of contemporary capitalism. He articulates the need for the radical left, in the North as well as the South, to be bold in formulating its political alternative to the existing system. It is time for the left to articulate a new socialist agenda, not merely as a repetition of the 20 century socialism, but recreating it in light of the lessons learned from the past and the changes we are seeing in the world today;

What’s wrong with Europe? Bernard Cassen, Samir Amin, Francine Mestrum, Éric Toussaint, 104.08 min, uploaded by TVSkripta, July 25, 2012 (short clips can be found on rosaluxstiftung’s youtube channel );

Noam Chomsky on Libertarian Socialism, 78.05 min, uploaded by cocconutz, Oct 2, 2011: Noam Chomsky visited Motmakt (Counterpower) September 7th, 2011 at Litteraturhuset, Oslo, Norway. Adrien Wilkins speaks with Chomsky about libertarian socialism and libertarian organization;

The Communist Manifesto Audiobook by Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, 96.03 min, uploaded by CCProse, Nov. 10, 2011: Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Jon Ingram;

Socialism Documentary, 161.33 min, uploaded by CornSloppy, Sept. 26, 2012: HEAVEN ON EARTH: The Rise and Fall of Socialism … : HOUR 1: THE RISE, HOUR 2: REVOLUTIONS, HOUR 3: THE COLLAPSE. (full long text on YouTube);

Links:

Prof Aijaz Ahmad on en.wikipedia, and on YouTube;

Professor Samir Amin on en.wikipedia, and on YouTube;

The Communist Manifesto free audiobook at LibrivoxLibroVox Catalog.org;

Marxists Internet Archive /Sitemap.

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