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A recent Victims of communism Memorial Foundation report worries that young people are likely to view socialism favorably and that a "Bernie Sanders bounce" may be contributing to a millennial turn against capitalism.
So it's fair to say bodybuilders are rarely socialists - if so, why? The researchers interpret their findings in terms of what they call the "social-bargaining model".
The Senate Republicans' bill to "repeal and replace" Obamacare, unveiled on Thursday and set for a vote next week, comes on the heels of last month's passage of a similar measure in the House of Representatives.
The Conservative campaign was a disaster. The Tories delivered a limp manifesto that was judged to have attacked older generations without providing a vision for Britain's youth.
Only Jeremy Corbyn gurning on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street like a right-on Albert Steptoe will educate a generation about what an apocalyptic cock-up socialism would be for our economy. Only the grim reality of a Labour government will ever ...
We have to ask because of those famous passages in Acts 2.44-45 and 4.32-35 about the believers selling their property and depositing the proceeds in a general fund, and quite understandably, people have touted the first Christians as proto-socialists.
... coercive ideology and disturbing that a non-trivial number of voters favor this failed form of statism. The London-based Institute for Economic Affairs has released a video on the false allure of socialism. I suppose a caveat might be appropriate ...
They have the same socialist ideology and have carried out the very same policies as our current government, to their ultimate conclusion; well almost.
Senate Majority leader Mitch Mcconnell leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill which represents the party's long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol ...
Alittle over 30 years ago, when the Soviet Union was still alive and kicking and the socialist agriculture sector was still functional, very successfully too, a black Volga with government license plates rolled into the celebrated village of Shroma in ...
North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the ND GOP Convention at Scheels Arena in Fargo of his choice to endorse Donald Trump for president.
In 1912, a young man named Max Eastman got a letter: "You are elected editor of The Masses. No pay." Eastman had no idea when, how, or why he'd been granted this post as head of a small New York socialist newspaper.
Jeremy Corbyn and his effective deputy John McDonnell are self-declared socialists. They believe that the state should control the 'commanding heights' of the economy - the big industries.
Wouldn't we all prefer to live in an economy that brought out the best in us? socialists often argue that their ideal system is more moral than the selfish greed of market life.
But most people today think socialism is big government, with business still privately owned but with lots of redistribution and intervention (I've argued, for instance, that even Bernie Sanders isn't a real socialist, and that there are big ...
The thing about old socialist politicians, like Bernie Sanders who is 75 and Britain's Jeremy Corbyn who is 68, is that they have youth on their side.
I've seen people on social media claiming the Bible doesn't bother to advocate any particular economic order. Supposedly, if a nation chooses.
In Joseph Heller's "Catch-22," Major Major's father is a farmer who believes New Deal aid to anyone but farmers is creeping socialism. The controversies that have swirled around the New Deal go far beyond the contradictory attitude of a fictional ...
If any of these countries were socialist, they would abide by the socialist dictum: from each according to his abilities; to each according to his needs.
In addition, several young people and others interested in socialism, including some openly hostile to the Democrats, attended.
Today in the corporate media, Venezuela's economic problems are used to paint the country as a failed state, in need of foreign-backed regime change.
There are few things quite as expensive as "free health care." And the nation's most populous state may be about to find out the hard way.
The possibility of a socialist government being taken over by a corrupt president like Maduro is, of course, high. There is no disputing this, but to say that the problem is equitably distributing the resources of the country would be like saying that ...
It was Hollande's prime minister Manuel Valls, a classic socialist party success story who rose from Spanish immigrant to the second highest office in the French state, who announced that the party was 'dead and gone', and that he wanted to join En Marche!
In a Sunday article for the New York Times, Sarah Leonard argues for socialism. Socialist leaders such as Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn, Leonard says, are working with a coalition of young leftists to serve millennials.
We need only to revisit the 2016 presidential election to confirm many millennials preferred Sen. Bernie Sanders, an avowed socialist, to free market capitalists. Did they get the full picture of what a socialist society looks like? What they heard ...
It's pretty clear from Rethinking Revolution that for anything resembling socialism to succeed, movements like It's clear that for anything resembling socialism to succeed, movements like Occupy and Podemos, electoral challengers like Bernie Sanders, ...
What has driven so many young people into passionate political work, sweeping old socialists with old ideas to new heights of popularity?
government funding is not socialism. Old-fashioned private practice was truly socialist, because the doctor made his own hours and rules, charged his own rates.
OPINION: Young voters are flexing previously-unused muscle. It could lead to disaster.
NEW geography--California is widely celebrated as the fount of technical, cultural and political innovation. Now we seem primed to outdo even ourselves, creating a new kind of socialism that, in the end, more resembles feudalism than social democracy.
Corbyn has shown that while centrism and fascism gurgle mindlessly over a landscape flattened by low voter turnout and mass political apathy, it's socialist politics that can drive the optimism and engagement needed to stop them. And if a left-wing ...
But nothing captures the desperation of French socialism as much as the fate of the party's iconic headquarters on Paris' Left Bank - now being considered for sale to shore up finances, according to people familiar with the situation.
Young voters turned out in proportions equalling their elders and opted mainly for the socialist Jeremy Corbyn, rescuing him from oblivion and giving Prime Minister Theresa May a terrible shock.
An uncharismatic socialist Venezuelan dictator ignores the will of 85 percent of the people there. The capital has been locked in daily violent demonstrations for several months.
James Keeney ("You miss big picture in UK by demonizing Trump," Letters, June 13) writes that "the people's response in Britain is a continuation of the worldwide trend against the socialistic policies of Barack Obama and his cohort abroad.
You could only get on in Italy's MPS bank if you were a socialist. Founded in 1472, it was owned by a socialist foundation, and if your family were something in local lefty politics you could get a job in the bank.
American conservatives should indeed study the British election closely. They should not, however, be disheartened by it. By Robert Delahunty.
Chavez's re-branding became Bolivarian "socialism for the 21st century." Apparently, it was not socialism of the 20th century by Chavez's declaration, although the policies included income redistribution, land reform and nationalization of property ...
Results indicated that the majority of men who were physically weaker and shorter leaned more left and favored socialism. The study revealed that men who were physically stronger and much more competitive preferred capitalism.
Now we seem primed to outdo even ourselves, creating a new kind of socialism that, in the end, more resembles feudalism than social democracy.
socialist ideas propelled the Labour Party from a beleaguered force that just months ago was losing safe Labour seats in a by-election to one that pulled off what might be the British left's biggest political upset in a generation or more.
This isn't to downplay the irrevocable influences on wrestling that socialism would have. They are substantial, perhaps even drastic.
That's because he ran unapologetically on the socialist policies that the rest of his party spent the last couple of decades running away from.
Jeremy Corbyn's socialist policies of state control, high spending, class warfare and punitive taxation have been tried in many countries.
"Is your family okay? I've been hearing a lot about people being killed by the socialist dictator." Similarly, at a public meeting of the ISO titled "The Case for ...
There is Venezuela, the model that Corbyn wishes to follow, where socialism has led to food shortages and civil unrest. Zimbabwe shows what happens under widespread nationalisation and hyperinflation.
I asked him, "Should you now say to the students who've learned from you, 'socialism, in practice, often wrecks people's lives'?
The works are photographic reports from a social, political and artistic epoch - everyday life under and beyond socialism. Amongst the selection of works are shown photographs by three of the most influential photographers from Eastern Europe: Vitas ...
socialism is a profitable business for those who sell it to the masses - just look millionaires and billionaires like Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro, and Bernie Sanders.





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