Tag Archives: Socialism

Plato Shrugs: ‘Ideology Post Trump: Where Do We Go From Here?’

“Ideological turmoil in America has reached unprecedented heights. With conservatives falling into the unfalsifiable throws of populism and Liberals fetishizing 1960 solutions to 2020 problems, both appear lost in moving through the 21st century. What comes after Trump for the … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Hugh Hefner Clashes With Feminists’

Source:The New Democrat “Hugh Hefner gets involved in a sexist debate with the Feminists of The Women’s Liberation movement as they discuss the oppression of Playboy Models. Date aired – 3/26/1970 – Hugh Hefner, Susan Brownmiller and Sally Kempton.” From The … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Anthony Kronman: ‘The Assault on American Excellence’

Source:The New Democrat  “The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy. In his tenure … 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 Cold Turkey: Sean Penn- On Hugo Chavez & Fidel Castro: Hollywood Leftist Support For Socialist Dictators

Source:FRS FreeState “Sean Penn talks about Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro.” From The Cold Turkey For the life of me I don’t understand why today’s so-called Progressives ( radical hippie, Socialists, Communists in actuality ) love affair or admiration with Fidel … 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 Washington Post: Opinion- Anne Applebaum: 100 Years Laters, Bolshevism is Back & We Should Be Worried

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Anne Applebaum in her Washington Post column seems to be arguing that the New-Right or Alt-Right both in America and in Europe, come from leftist movements and we really aren’t talking … 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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