Category Archives: New Left

Dandelion Salad: Ellen Brown- ‘Funding A U.S. Green Deal Without Raising Taxes’

Source:The New Democrat Plus From Ellen Brown: “As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how … Continue reading

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The Globalist: Richard Phillips- ‘Enter Alexandria O. Cortez, Socialist’

Source:The New Democrat Socialism, similar to libertarianism and perhaps conservatism and when I think of conservatism I think of Conservative-Libertarians, but that’s a different discussion, but socialism similar to these other political ideologies have different factions. I get that, I … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion- Scott Tucker: David McReynolds- Pacifist and Socialist, 1929-2018

Source: The New Democrat People talk about Democratic Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders, ( still but not for long the only self-described Socialist member of Congress ) as far as where his politics come from and the people and movements that … Continue reading

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Salon: Timothy Denevi- Hunter S. Thompson in Chicago, 1968: ‘The Battle For The Democratic Party’s Soul’

Source: The New Democrat If 1967 was the summer of love, then 1968 was the summer of discontentment, revolution, upheaval, whatever other big words that you prefer to voice a national unhappiness with the country and how things were going. … Continue reading

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Sam Harris: Waking Up With Sam Harris- Mark Lilla: What Happened To Leftism

Source: The New Democrat It sort of pains me to say this (ha, ha) but this is an area where I agree with right-wing talk show host and writer Dennis Prager. He separates liberalism with what he calls leftism. Leftism … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers: Notes On Violence

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus If you look at leftist social-democratic and counter-cultural movements from the 1960s and today, you have three different movements on the Left in America. The Martin L. King civil rights … Continue reading

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