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What is Next-Gen Marxism? | Victoria Coates & Mike Gonzalez

It is clear to most Americans that a new Marxist ideology has seized hold of our civil institutions. From race essentialism to gender theory in schools, activists are attempting to roll back the most cherished ideals of America. What can we do to stop this. 

In this episode. Heritage Vice President Victoria Coates interviews Heritage Fellows Mike Gonzalez and Katie Gorka, who have written a book to explain just that: Next-Gen Marxism: What It Is and How to Combat It. 

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