As we move deeper into the 21st century, we’re seeing a reexamination of the history of 20th century communism here in the United States and intellectual circles all over the world. Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour, is joined by independent journalist Sarah Jaffe to talk about American communism.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.