Category Archives: Bernie Sanders

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

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Plus I disagree with the blogger who wrote this piece over at Plato Shrugs on two key points. And I think we probably agree on the rest. But Bernie Sanders, … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: U.S. Representative Bernie Sanders on The Earned Income Tax Credit in 1993

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Anyone who actually interested in helping to move people out of poverty in America would be in favor of the Earned Income Tax Credit. Unless you’re an Ayn Randian who … Continue reading

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Washington Free Beacon: This Week With George Stephanopoulos- Bernie Sanders: Says He Would Raise Taxes On All Americans

Source: The New Democrat ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos, with his questioning here did a very good job at getting Senator Bernie Sanders to admit that everyone’s taxes will have to go up if you want to pay for all the Senator’s … Continue reading

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In These Times: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders: My Vision For Democratic Socialism in America

Source: The New Democrat What Senator Bernie Sanders laid out in his socialism speech is what I’ve argued that democratic socialism is. Not Marxism and economic state-ownership, but a large social insurance system better known as a welfare state to … Continue reading

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LA Progressive: Opinion- Lawrence S. Wittner- Democratic Socialism: More Democratic Socialists Than You Might Think

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To add to Lawrence Wittner’s list of American Democratic Socialists. The Congressional Progressive Caucus, that includes Senator Bernie Sanders and sixty or so Representatives in the House. The Congressional Black … Continue reading

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