Communism manifests in many ways. It’s been tried and tried again, and failed—yet it’s never ceased to appeal to some. Education has been co-opted to bring about the next generation of so-called “revolutionaries” around the world. So how exactly has this failed system appeared again and again—especially today, in the form of critical race theory in the United States, and socialism with Chinese characteristics under the Chinese communist regime?
Joining me is historian Dr. Alan Charles Kors, a professor emeritus of history at the University of Pennsylvania and an expert in European intellectual history.