Category Archives: New Left

Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

    Source: 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 is what Social Security … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Myths About Democratic Socialism

Source: 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 a Socialist which are Socialist Liberals, … Continue reading

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The Real News: Abby Martin- America’s Unofficial Religion-The War on an Idea

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Again, it depends on are you talking about democratic socialism, which is a very mainstream political philosophy in most of the developed world and gaining strength in America, or are … Continue reading

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The North Star: M. Harlan Hoke- Regime Change: Ditch The Green Party for Socialist Campaigns: Time For One United Democratic Socialist Party?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I started blogging about this four years ago when Occupy Wall Street came out and argued that how about the so-called Progressives in America like the Progressive Caucus in the … Continue reading

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Green Party: Bill Kreml Envisioning a Functional Government: Bringing Social Democracy to America?

Source: Green Party: Bill Kreml Envisioning a Functional Government: Bringing Social Democracy to America? I gotta admit and there are not many Social Democrats, or Democratic Socialists that actually empress me, but Bill Kreml even with his hippie socialist look … Continue reading

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Oxford Union: Jeremy Corbyn- Socialism Does Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Wow! My first opportunity to blog about Jeremy Corbyn, who may end up being the next Leader of the Opposition in Britain next month. I’m really only interested in democratic … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Kazin- The Radical Left—Always a Bridesmaid

The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Kazin- The Radical Left—Always a Bridesmaid I agree with Michael Kazin that the New-Left, lets say has always been the bridesmaid in the Democratic Party. George McGovern in 1972, would be the exception to that, … Continue reading

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Prakash RP: On The Definition of Communism

Prakash RP: On The Definition of Communism I think I got the broader goals of what communism is supposed to be now. That there should be no profits, that a country is a community, which is where Communist comes from. … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: Elizabeth Schulte- Socialism According to Eugene V. Debs

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus So I guess at least according to Elizabeth Schulte, Bernie Sanders would be to the right of Eugene Debs and to the left of Progressive’s Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman and … Continue reading

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Prakash RP: A Defence of Communism- What is Communism?

Source: The New Democrat Plus Communism, at least in how its been practiced up until the last thirty-years, or so with the Soviet Union collapsing and the People’s Republic of China moving to a form of state capitalism and the same … Continue reading

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