Tag Archives: Capitalism

The Bitchy Pundit: ‘Bernie Sanders is Rich’

Source:The New Democrat From The Bitchy Pundit “I’m going to veer off course for a minute to say that I don’t believe that any society should allow billionaires to happen. Billionaires are toxic to a society because they can’t spend … 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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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for … Continue reading

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TruthOut: Richard Wolff- Varney & Company: Richard Wolff Debates Stuart Varney on Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If Richard Wolff was truly an Marxist he would be calling for the elimination of private wealth and ownership all together. Since Communists at least in the Marxist and Leninist … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Capitalism for Growth, Goverment for Fairness

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You need a healthy private enterprise capitalist economic system for any economy to do well. That has been proven for a hundred-years now. Marxist state-control of the economy simply doesn’t … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion- Chris Hedges- “Karl Marx Was Right”: The Old Capitalism-Socialism Debate

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’m really tired of this old debate between capitalism and socialism, as if they are two competing ideologies. That they are complete opposites of each other, when they’re not. The … Continue reading

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The Nation: The Almanac- Richard Kreitner: FDR Signs The Emergency Act, Launching The New Deal: March 9, 1933

Source:The New Democrat Plus If you think President Barack Obama had it tough when he became President of the United States back in 2009, imagine being President Franklin Roosevelt when he became President in 1933. A country where the economy … Continue reading

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Sam Seder: Philip Mirowski- How Neoliberalism Survived The Financial Meltdown?

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus To me at least neoliberalism and libertarianism at least when it comes to economics are different things. Economic liberalization where you’re talking about decentralization of the central state and … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Robert Reich- “American Capitalism is in Crisis”: Liberal Capitalism vs. Social Capitalism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat) There are a lot of so-called Progressives in America who are really are what would be called Social Democrats or Socialists in Canada or Europe that argue that “Canada and Europe … Continue reading

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Free Speech TV: Video: The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann: Richard Wolff: What to do When Capitalism Fails

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Didn’t catch the part about what Professor Richard Wolff would do when capitalism failed. He … Continue reading

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