Monthly Archives: February 2016

POLITICO Magazine: Paul Starr- Why Democrats Should Beware Bernie Sanders’ Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main point I get from Paul Starr’s column are the differences between socialism and liberalism. And they’re not the same thing whether you’re talking about communism which of course … Continue reading

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The Politics of Writing: The Value of Comedy

‘Comedy is often in our lives for reasons we don’t stop to think about. There’s comedic movies, stand up comedians,  television shows, and then there’s just those funny people we l…&#821… Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When you look at the New Deal from President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, you see the creation of the American public safety net. With things like retirement insurance, which … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Jim Sleeper- The Blame The Campus Far-Leftists Campaign Aims at Yale

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I swear to God (even as an Agnostic) that the technological revolution of the last 20-25 years has really made America a lot dumber. I don’t think it’s a coincidence … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion- Harold Meyerson- Bernie Sanders and The New Left

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Back in 2008 when then Senator Barack Obama was running for president, the New-Left in America which were predominantly Millennial’s in their twenties and Gen-Xer’s in their thirties and forties, … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Twenty Years Since The Welfare Reform of 1996: The Next Stage of Welfare to Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Twenty Years Since The Welfare Reform of 1996: The Next Stage of Welfare to Work Tim Taylor, makes some great points about the timing that Welfare … Continue reading

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Plato Shrugs: The Suspension of Disbelief: Bernie Sanders as President

Source: This piece was originally posted at Plato Shrugs: The Suspension of Disbelief: Bernie Sanders as President I disagree with the blogger who wrote this piece over at Plato Shrugs on two key points. And I think we probably agree … Continue reading

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