Tag Archives: Statists

Democratic Socialist: ‘Right-Wing Socialism and The Lies of Friedrich Hayek’

Source:The New Democrat Just before I get into what I believe right-wing socialism is and actually what I know it to be I just want to make a personal comment here. For all you YouTube fans and even die hards, … Continue reading

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Chomsky’s Philosophy: Professor Noam Chomsky- The Nanny State

Source: The New Democrat Noam Chomsky’s definition of a nanny state, is what almost every else including people who favor the nanny state on both wings of the American political spectrum call corporate welfare. Where government at taxpayers expense subsidizes … Continue reading

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The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin Interviewing David Frum- Donald Trump, Russia & Impeachment

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When it comes to Donald Trump, I lean on the side that Donald Trump is not the disease itself when it comes to our political system, but he’s the beneficiary of … Continue reading

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Real Time with Bill Maher: Richard Dawkins- Regressive Leftists: Leftists Who Don’t Understand Liberalism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I believe Sam Harris’s term regressive leftists is perfect. I mean if you call yourself a Liberal, but you don’t believe in free speech, just speech that you agree with … Continue reading

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Prakash RP: A Defence of Communism- What is Communism?

Source: The New Democrat Plus Communism, at least in how its been practiced up until the last thirty-years, or so with the Soviet Union collapsing and the People’s Republic of China moving to a form of state capitalism and the same … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- David Frum- Liberal and The Illiberal Left

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Conservative David Frum and Progressive Jonathan Chait, both wrote good and interesting pieces about the illiberal New-Left in America this winter. And how hard they’ve come down against free speech … 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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Socialist Worker: Phil Gasper- Socialism, Stalinism and Eastern Europe: The Differences Between Socialism and Statism

Source: The New Democrat Socialism is the perfect example of how labels can get you in trouble if you are not a political junky, or at least a political fan, someone who follows politics on a regular basis but who perhaps … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion: Fred Jerome: “Lets Nationalize Fox News, Imagining a Very Different Media”: Imagine a State-Owned National Media in America, What a Nightmare For Democracy

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Salon: Opinion: Fred Jerome: Let’s Nationalize Fox News, Imagining a Very Different Media Imagine a country where the state meaning the central government controlled all the news and media. … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Peter Beinart- Brown University’s Campus Leftists vs. Free Speech: Free Speech vs. Fascism

Source: The Daily Beast: Opinion-Peter Beinart- Brown University’s Campus Leftists vs Free Speech I hate the term ‘campus Liberals’ to refer to people are supposed to be Liberals even though they aren’t and sound more like Fidel Castro or Hugo Chavez … Continue reading

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