Tag Archives: Welfare State

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 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

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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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AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal

Source: The New Democrat I’ve blogged a lot about Noam Chomsky over the last five years or so, because I find him to be absolutely fascinating as well as very intelligent. Even though we don’t tend to agree economic policy, … 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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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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Democratic Socialists USA: Myths About Democratic Socialism

Source: The New Democrat With this piece, I’m going to layout as someone who is not a Socialist in any form, even in what I at least would view as the best form of a Socialist which are Socialist Liberals, … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists of America: Thomas F. Jackson- Martin Luther King for Our Times

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Democratic Socialists of America: Thomas F. Jackson- Martin Luther King for Our Times What Thomas Jackson was writing in his DSA piece about Martin King was the next stage of … Continue reading

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Forward With Roosevelt: Paul M. Sparrow- FDR’s Four Freedom’s Speech Remastered

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus President Franklin Roosevelt with his Four Freedoms speech, was essentially arguing for a society where everyone would be free not to have to go without. Because there would be a … Continue reading

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