Saturday, February 29, 2020

Tag: socialism

News flash: Billionaires don’t like socialism

If media are to perform their role as the fourth estate properly, they should really be scrutinizing power, not uncritically amplifying it.

10 things you should know about socialism

Socialism is a yearning for something better than capitalism.

Portugal, Sanders, and discussing socialism in the Democratic party

Most Americans are not aware that in the last four years Portugal has buttressed its socialism programs, abandoned economic austerity, and improved its economy greatly. Sanders programs would do that as well.

Blending capitalism and socialism

Why can't we detach personal income from industry so that we can all make rational decisions about what is good and bad for society?

Socialism, Capitalism, Or …?

Can we create socialism within capitalism, or capitalism within socialism?

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with...

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

‘Socialism’ made America great

From single-payer health care to climate change, the 2020 Democrats have ambitious plans. But these new, grand, and green deals aren’t as...

The same old scare tactic about socialism

Don’t let them scare you with words like “socialism.” These policies are just common sense.

Dimon in the rough

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's real concern is that America may end the kind of socialism he and other denizens of the Street depend on – bailouts, regulatory loopholes, and tax breaks.

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”