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 Please be warned, the documentary contains graphic historical content.)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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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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