Tag Archives: Democratic-Socialists

The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Opinion- Osita Nevanevu: ‘Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Two Paths for the American Left’

Source:The New Democrat  “This past week was perhaps one of the most important weeks in one of the most important election seasons in the history of the Democratic Party. Elizabeth Warren is on the rise. Coverage of her array of … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- William A. Galston: ‘Is Medicare For All A Trap For Democrats?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer William Galston’s question: Medicare For All, is a trap for Democrat and I’ll explain why. Back in 1972 had the Democratic Party nominated Senator Edmund Muskie, who was a solid Progressive Democrat, but a Center-Left … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Elizabeth Bruenig: ‘This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Concept of Socialism’

Source: The New Democrat Elizabeth Bruenig, is right that what’s called democratic socialism or social democracy, is not let’s just say it which is communism. The authoritarian-totalitarian wing of socialism. Britain and Sweden, are not North Korea or Cuba, so … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: William Brennan- The Night Bernie Sanders Was President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review How about we all go to Colorado and load up on marijuana. Cigarets, cookies, whatever it might be and just get as high as New York skyscrapers and Elvis fans … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jeet Heer: Sibling Rivalry: Democratic Socialists & Liberals

Source: The New Democrat What’s going on in the Democratic Party today reminds me of what was going on post-JFK assassination in the 1960s and into the 1970s. Even though I wasn’t born until 1975, of course I don’t remember … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- John Judis: The Socialism America Needs Now

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To give you an idea of what I believe socialism is and what it isn’t, I agree with John Judis at TNR that socialism has a couple layers, three if … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Olivia Fitzpatrick- ‘Vice Presidential Profile Henry Wallace’: The Father of American Democratic Socialism

Source: The New Democrat “Scott Wallace: Henry A. Wallace was for the ‘common man’ and against the cold war.” From Real News Network Henry Wallace, is a very important figure in American politics as well as government and I believe in … Continue reading

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NBC News: NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate. The Pragmatic Progressive Versus the Idealistic Socialist

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: NBC News: NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate- The Pragmatic Progressive Versus the Idealistic Socialist If you’re familiar with what I wrote about Hillary versus Bernie on Friday, you should know where … Continue reading

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Jonathan Turley: Hardball With Chris Matthews: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Answer The Difference Between a Socialist and Progressive

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress: Jonathan Turley: Hardball With Chris Matthews: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Answer The Difference Between a Socialist and Progressive I’m going to answer Chris Matthews here on the difference between … Continue reading

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