Tag Archives: Socialists

Laura Flanders: Is A Socialist Future Possible? Sarah Leonard & Bhaskar Sunkara

“Is a socialist future possible? Well I guess anything is possible at least in the future. I don’t think this is the right question, becau…” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Is a socialist future possible? … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’ve blogged a lot about Noam Chomsky over the last five years or so, because I find him to be absolutely fascinating as well as very intelligent. Even though we … Continue reading

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

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The American Prospect: Opinion: Harold Meyerson- Bernie Sanders and The New Left Back in 2008 when then Senator Barack Obama was running for president, the New-Left in America which were … 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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Democratic Socialists USA: Myths About Democratic Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat With this piece, I’m going to layout as someone who is not a Socialist in any form, even in what I at least would view as the best form of … Continue reading

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