Tag Archives: Democratic Socialists

Dandelion Salad: Happy NewYear! ‘The Radical MLK’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus After the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed and then the 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed, the 1968 Fair Housing Law, the Martin L. King movement started moving into … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There was a Democratic Party crackup in the 1960s and the debate is really when it happened. Pre-JFK assassination (which should be a clue for you) the Democratic Party was made … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against Henry Wallace

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The division between in the Democratic Party between the Hillary Clinton, even though I don’t believe she’s that strong of a Democratic leader anymore, but her New Democratic Theodore Roosevelt progressive … 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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TruthDig: Natasha Hakimi Zapata- Economist Richard Wolff’s Take on Conservative, Liberal, Socialists, & Communists

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat “The renowned Marxist professor offers his understanding of the meanings of words commonly used to describe “ways of organizing political life in a community.” – 2017/07/12” I agree and disagree … Continue reading

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Laura Flanders: Is A Socialist Future Possible? Sarah Leonard & Bhaskar Sunkara

“Is a socialist future possible? Well I guess anything is possible at least in the future. I don’t think this is the right question, becau…” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Is a socialist future possible? … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Paul Starr- Why Democrats Should Beware Bernie Sanders’ Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main point I get from Paul Starr’s column are the differences between socialism and liberalism. And they’re not the same thing whether you’re talking about communism which of course … Continue reading

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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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The American Prospect: Opinion- Harold Meyerson- Bernie Sanders and The New Left

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Back in 2008 when then Senator Barack Obama was running for president, the New-Left in America which were predominantly Millennial’s in their twenties and Gen-Xer’s in their thirties and forties, … Continue reading

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Plato Shrugs: The Suspension of Disbelief: Bernie Sanders as President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Plus I disagree with the blogger who wrote this piece over at Plato Shrugs on two key points. And I think we probably agree on the rest. But Bernie Sanders, … Continue reading

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