More millennials are embracing socialism, even communism — here’s what they need to know

At a time when progressive thinkers dominate the academic arena and most schools' curricula are sadly lacking in historical accuracy, more and more millennials (now the largest generation of voters in America) are becoming attracted to the lure — and lore — of socialism. Some are even taking their search for a viable political alternative to the extreme of considering communism.

"Today our kids are being taught that communism is kinda neat, it just has to be run by the right people … It's praised now by college students, professors, celebrities, activists," said Glenn Beck on the show today. "But most of them don't even know what it is."

Documentary director, Edvins Snore, joined Glenn via satellite from Latvia to shed some light on the history of communism in the Soviet Union. (Blaze subscribers will be able to watch Edvins' jaw-dropping documentary, "The Soviet Story" tomorrow, June 14th at 7 p.m. EST. Please be warned, the documentary contains graphic historical content.)

Addressing the fact that most Americans are far more familiar with the atrocities of Hitler than they are with Stalin's ruthless regime, which resulted in up to 60 million deaths, Glenn asked Edvins to explain any similarities between the Nazis and the Soviet Union.

"They are brothers, because they are both socialists. That is a very important thing, that both Nazis and Communists are socialists," answered Edvins. "Both believed that capitalism as a system was finished and they wanted to create new societies — and create new societies by eliminating certain groups within society which they considered to be parasites."

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More Millennials are embracing socialism, even communism

At a time when progressive thinkers dominate the academic arena and most schools' curricula are sadly lacking in historical accuracy, more and more Millennials are becoming attracted to the lure -- and lore -- of socialism.

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

Watch the video clip below or find the full episode here.


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