Tag Archives: Private Enterprise

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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Paul Krugman: ‘New Deal Created the Middle Class’: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Paul Krugman:’New Deal Created the Middle Class’: Not So Fast Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, a … 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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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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The American Prospect: Opinion- Robert Kuttner: ‘The Libertarian Delusion’

Source: The New Democrat Plus Just to start off about the so-called free market and if we’re going to talk about the free market we might as well talk about Santa Clause since neither one of them exists. As much as … Continue reading

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The North Star: Dario Cancovic- Capitalist Oligarchy and Socialist Democracy

Source: The North Star: Dario Cancovic- Capitalist Oligarchy and Socialist Democracy If you want to know what Social Democrats or Democratic Socialists should be about at least in America, look no further than Senator Bernie Sanders. The only self-described Democratic Socialist … Continue reading

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American Feud: Noam Chomsky- Adam Smith and The Invisible Hand

  Source: American Feud: Noam Chomsky on Adam Smith & Invisible Hand Not exactly breaking news that Noam Chomsky is not a fan of Adam Smith. Noam Chomsky describes his own politics as libertarian-socialist. The key word being socialist when it … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Tax Cuts- Kennedy vs. Reagan

Source: Thom Hartmann: Tax Cuts- Kennedy vs Reagan There are tax cuts and there are tax cuts. And before you cut taxes you need to know what type of tax system you currently have and then what type of economic system … Continue reading

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