Barack Obama is Definitely Not a Socialist, Says Joseph Kishore, National Secretary of the Socialist Equality Party

​Socialism returned to the United States in an odd way three years ago when pundits took to the airwaves to scream about gulags and breadlines, but the talking heads never actually explained what Socialism as a political ideology stood for. What better way to find out than to ask a real socialist, which is what we did this weekend when the Socialist Equality Party met at King Hall on the CSULA campus to discuss “The Fight for Socialism Today.”

Joseph Kishore (right), Socialist Equality Party National Secretary

We spoke with SEP National Secretary Joseph Kishore about his organization, the USA’s favorite taboo word and what an actual socialist wants for the country. (Hint: It’s a little different than what Barack Obama wants.)

Read the full interview at LA Weekly.

*This is my first story of LA Weekly’s “The Informer” news blog.

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About Afroxander

Afroxander is the nom de guerre for writer/photographer Ivan Fernandez, based in Southern California. His work has appeared in The San Bernardino County Sun, Modern Fix magazine, The People’s Dance Party blog, The Rockit magazine and other outlets. He currently freelances for LA Weekly, Remezcla and anyone else willing to send him out on an exciting adventure.
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