Tag Archives: Democratic Socialism

Kennedy Institute of Politics: Professor Brandon Terry- Interviewing Professor Noam Chomsky: The Future of Leftist Politics in America’

Source:The New Democrat  “A discussion with: Noam Chomsky Institute Professor of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Political Theorist and Activist Brandon Terry (moderator) Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Social Studies, Harvard University.” From the Kennedy School of … Continue reading

Posted in Noam Chomsky | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bernie Sanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Real News Network: Paul Jay- ‘Is Bernie Sanders Democratic Socialism, Socialism?’

Source:The New Democrat “Sanders says that medicare for all, a living wage, and other reforms is the socialism that’s possible, but is he too reserved on strengthening public ownership? – with Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, Norman Solomon and host Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in New Left | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Daily Beast: Opinion- Brian Riedl: ‘We’re $16 Trillion in The Hole- Democrats Want To Burry Us $42 Trillion Deeper’

Source:The New Democrat  The Democratic Party is clearly not just moving Left, at least at the activist and grassroots level, but I would argue they’re movie Far-Left. It would be one thing if Democrats were moving from let’s say from … Continue reading

Posted in Democratic Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in New Left | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in New Left | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin- Socialism Isn’t Cool

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dave Rubin makes one mistake about socialism up front which is common for people on the Right especially, but sometimes on the Left as well, which is to lump all … Continue reading

Posted in The Rubin Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dandelion Salad: Henry Wallace- Undoing The New Deal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Vice President Henry Wallace, was President Franklin Roosevelt’s Vice President from 1941-45. This was the term that President Roosevelt moved left on economic policy while still being a strong anti-Communist … Continue reading

Posted in Henry Wallace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talking Union: Nathan Newman- Remembering Martin Luther King and His Roots in The Labor Socialist Movement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Imagine if we had more American Socialists who had the character and courage to be out front about their socialist politics and not feel the need to hide behind other … Continue reading

Posted in Dr. MLK | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment