Red in the Stars and Stripes?: A History of Socialism in America

Apr 26, 06:41 PM

On this episode of BackStory, Brian and Nathan reveal the rich history of socialism in the United States.

More candidates for political office in America today identify themselves as socialists than ever before. But isn’t the idea of socialism anathema to American values of free enterprise and entrepreneurism? BackStory reveals the rich history of socialism in the USA.

Image: The cover art for the album "Power to the Working Class: Revolutionary songs written & sung by workers & students in struggle." Source: Library of Congress

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