On the Democratic Socialists of America
In this episode, I speak with Seneca Savoie, a member of the Austin chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). We discuss his perspective on the goals of the DSA, what socialism means and how socialism can protect itself against a concentration of power.
“Basically it’s democracy. If you have a reasonably free press and you have you opposition parties with regular elections then famines never happen. Just like in the US, up until very recently, if there’s a hurricane or something and the response to it isn’t immediate… there’s immediate electoral consequences.”
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