Table of Contents

Table of Contents


In his own United States, in his own 2040, Miguel Guevara began questioning eighteen prominent revolutionaries…

From 2030 to 2036 I wrote over 500 topical essays for a Latin American media project.

Selected Timeline
Selected RPS events, project’s, and campaigns by year.

Chapter 1: First Steps
Juliet Berkman and Andrej Goldman discuss the first major march and boycotts.

Chapter 2: Overcoming Cynicism
Juliet Berkman, Senator Malcolm King, and Andrej Goldman discuss overcoming resistance, and early momentum.

Chapter 3: Getting Started
Andrej Goldman and Bill Hampton discuss the early days of hope, activism, and program.

Chapter 4: 2016
Senator Malcolm King discusses the 2016 Election.

Chapter 5: Reacting to Trump
Andrej Goldman and Senator Malcolm King discuss Trump winning.

Chapter 6: The First Convention
Andrej Goldman, Senator Malcolm King, and Cynthia Parks, recall the first convention and its immediate aftermath.

Chapter 7: Initial Commitments
Cynthia Parks, and Andrej Goldman discuss convention vision, structure, and program.

Chapter 8: Forming Chapters
Cynthia Parks and Andrej Goldman discuss building chapters.

Chapter 9: Housing and Rights to the City
Bill Hampton, Cynthia Parks, and Harriet Lennon discuss transportation, housing, and rights to the city.

Chapter 10: Actor’s Activism
Celia Curie discusses Hollywood activism.

Chapter 11: Health and Class
Barbara Bethune and Mark Feynman discuss the initial emergence of the health front and class conceptions.

Chapter 12: Athletics and Religion
Peter Cabral and Rev. Stephen Du Bois discuss athletes in revolt and religious renovation.

Chapter 13: Courageous Courtrooms
Robin Kunstler and Peter Cabral discuss legal upheaval.

Chapter 14: Media Makeovers
Leslie Zinn discusses media makeovers.

Chapter 15: Early Economic Campaigns
Anton Rocker discusses early focus on minimum wage and workplace organizing.

Chapter 16: Concepts
Lydia Luxemburg discusses ideas.

Chapter 17: Values
Bertrand Dellinger and Lydia Luxembourg discuss values.

Chapter 18: Defining Ourselves
Dylan Cohen, Malcom King, Lydia Luxemburg, Bill Hampton, and Barbara Bethune discuss shadow government.

Chapter 19: Gender and Race
Juliet Berkman, Bill Hampton, Lydia Luxemburg, Cynthia Parks, Noam Carmichael, and Peter Cabral discuss gender and race.

Chapter 20: Class
Mark Feynman, Lydia Luxemburg, and Juliet Berkman discuss class.

Chapter 21: Leadership, Pace, Solidarity
Robin Kunstler, Celia Curie, and Noam Carmichael, address leadership, pace, and solidarity.

Chapter 22: Reforms, Revolution, Violence
Lydia Luxemburg, Andrej Goldman, Peter Cabral, and Juliet Berkman address reforms, revolution, and violence.

Chapter 23: Elections
Mayor Bill Hampton, Celia Curie, Lydia Luxemburg, Bertrand Dellinger, and Malcolm King discuss electoral participation.

Chapter 24: Political and Kinship Vision
Bertrand Dellinger and Lydia Luxemburg discuss Political and Kinship Vision.

Chapter 25: Economic and Cultural Vision
Andrej Goldman, Peter Cabral, and Lydia Luxemburg discuss economic and cultural vision.

Chapter 26: Media Seeds
Bertrand Dellinger, Mark Feynman, and Leslie Zinn discuss media future.

Chapter 27: Health and Justice Seeds
Barbara Bethune, Mark Feynman, and Robin Kunstler, discuss health and justice future.

Chapter 28: Education and Economy Seeds
Bertrand Dellinger, Anton Rocker, and Harriet Lennon discuss education and economy future.

Chapter 29: World and Planet
Bertrand Dellinger, Dylan Cohen, and Stephen Du Bois discuss international relations and ecology.

Chapter 30: Ship Ahoy
Miguel Guevara has a few final words.

We consider RPS/2044 a work in progress.

In November 2044, Senator Malcolm King interviewed after being elected President of the U.S. with his running mate, Governor Celia Curie.

Excerpt from Miguel Guevara’s Press Briefing, April 9, 2045.

The Interviewees
A brief biographic list of this oral history’s eighteen interviewees in the order they first appear in the book.