Tag Archives: Democratic Socialists

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

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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 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

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

Source:The New Democrat  “The word “socialist” is suddenly gaining currency in American politics. After decades of laying dormant, the term briefly reared its ugly head in Bernie Sanders’ run for the US presidency in 2016. But it quickly disappeared when … Continue reading

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

Source:The New Democrat   “The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has projected that the annual budget deficit will soar from $779 billion to $1.37 trillion over the next decade. And even that assumes that Congress will allow the expiration of both the … 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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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

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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

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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

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