Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: socialism

Nine Numbers That Cry Out: “Bring On Socialism!”

Socialism -- or at least social consciousness -- allows us to understand that the most tangible form of 'terror' is in the lives and minds of destitute and homeless Americans.

Where American Socialism and Capitalism Blend Together Perfectly

Socialism is a word a lot of citizens fear, but Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, military and other social programs administered by the U.S. government are all socialistic aid the U.S. uses.

Socialism as a Cure for Exceptionalism

A sense of exceptionalism drives our foreign policy, and distances the 'takers' in the 1% from the more social-minded and once-thriving middle class. Will political revolution envisioned by Bernie Sanders restore that social-mindedness?

What Socialism Means to Bernie—and You

Socialism is not a "frighteningly alien worldview," it's merely another set of ideas for organizing society to protect and uplift every human being. Here is what you need to know about socialism as Bernie Sanders puts it.

Abuses that Wouldn’t Exist in a Socialist America

"Our current capitalist-driven inequalities will only be rectified when people realize that a strong community makes successful individuals, not the other way around." Paul Buchheit discusses the few ways we would benefit with a social democracy.

What It Means to be a Socialist

"And at this moment of crisis we need to remind ourselves what being a socialist means." Chris Hedges discusses why the building of a socialist movement is our only hope for the future.

Sanders the Squishy Socialist Should Ax Bogus Label

Bernie Sanders, by any classic measure, is a lousy socialist who should jettison this inflammatory, injurious misnomer. Does embracing “socialism” -- an open-ended, domestic land mine -- not diminish his brilliant career, his growing national esteem and jaw-dropping campaign explosion? If winning the nomination is the goal, then why deliver a flaming torch to every scornful interviewer, partisan Republican, or Hillary defender so they can light up the night sky?

A Socialist Surge in the U.S.? Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds,...

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke of the Greek elections and his anti-austerity platform is really resonating with voters. Thousands of supporters have joined his speeches and have shown support to this possible future president.

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“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.