Jennifer Zeng grew up admiring the Communist Party of China and adhering to its stringent rules. But her life changed forever when she embraced religion and was swept up in a government crackdown on Falun Gong. Arrested four times as a young adult and held as a prisoner in a labor camp, she quickly woke up to the horrors of living in a socialist state. After being subject to brutal torture, Zeng managed to escape China and now tells about the evils of socialism and communism.

At a time when more Americans are embracing Karl Marx’s teachings, Chris Wright has helped Zeng share her story as part of a network called the Anticommunism Action Team. They recently spoke to The Daily Signal along with Darian Diachok, who escaped from Soviet-era Ukraine as an infant and has helped former Soviet satellite states democratize and overcome their failed communist systems.

A lightly edited transcript of the interview is available at Some of the content is graphic and not suitable for small children.

Also on today’s episode, your letters to the editor on illegal immigration and voter fraud. Your letter could be featured on next week’s show. Send an email to [email protected] or leave a voicemail message at 202-608-6205.

Finally, we share a good news story about one American soldier’s bravery and sacrifice. President Donald Trump recently awarded Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia with the Medal of Honor, making him the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the recognition.

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