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The former President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rossen Plevneliev, has called on Bulgaria to come to terms with its past. At the Second Annual Meeting of the Millennium Club in Sofia he said Bulgaria's transition was not over yet, since society was still divided on the balance of socialism. "I very much ...
The only answer to the growth of poverty and immiseration for the masses alongside ever more obscene levels of wealth for a tiny minority is socialism, based on common ownership and democratic control of the productive forces and the rational, planned international coordination of economic life.

There is vast intellectual work to do to come to terms with the great delusion of the 20th century, namely that there would be a workers' revolution against private ownership of capital that would end in something called socialism, whether of the right or left variety. Or perhaps what is needed is psychological ...
The answer is that socialism, as always, ends with running out of other people's money. James M. Roberts, the research fellow in economic freedom and growth at The Heritage Foundation, wrote about how dysfunctional policies such as nationalizing industries and redistribution schemes have destroyed a ...
Iowa gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson, second from left, at a campaign event in September. (Photo via facebook). Ready to Resist? Sign up for Take Action Now and we'll send you three meaningful actions every Tuesday. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest ...
And yet, socialism is arguably more popular -- in theory -- than at any time in American history, particularly among young people. A Victims of communism Memorial Foundation poll in November found that 42 percent of young people support capitalism, but 44 percent prefer socialism for a socioeconomic ...
Since the socialist-Left insists on recycling the absurd idea of abolishing the economic liberty of the Free-market [Or their pejorative terminology 'capitalism'] why not consider the reverse position of abolishing the economic slavery of socialism? The means scraping it's dizzying array of alternate labels ...
socialism (in my humble opinion) is just a social ideal of justice and equity that wants to influence both politics (democracy) and the economy (the capitalist mode of production among other different associated strands) to reach its objectives. The overspilling enthusiasm of many socialists in the past and ...
Millennials have factored into this debate in a significant way, as younger citizens are more likely to express favorable views of socialism - or at least are not averse to it. But millennials aren't committed and principled socialists, so much as they have unrealistic views on what governments should do and ...
"Victims of socialism" posters at the State University of New York at Buffalo were ripped down after a Young Americans for Freedom chapter spent hours placing them around campus. The posters were advertising an upcoming event on the evils of socialism featuring George Harbison. According to the New ...
Whatever the reason, the failure to discredit communism and socialism has come back to haunt us. The popularity of Bernie Sanders, the only openly socialist politician in the US Congress, among young Americans along with their dislike of capitalism would have been unimaginable just ten years ago.
capitalism provides incentive to produce, whereas socialism or communism does less so. A capitalist business ceases to exist unless it provides what its potential customers want. If a business is run under state control by a bureaucrat with a job forever he would be less inclined to care about customers.
But the disease is pretty awful, and there are those who think that socialism, not mass death, might cure it. Scheidel notes that in the early 21st century, the 62 richest people on Earth own as much wealth as the poorer half of humanity, more than 3.5 billion people. And a lot of that poorer half is outright ...
One of the earliest propagandists of socialism from the non-Left camp in southern India was the patriarch of the Dravidian movement, E.V.R. Periyar, a staunch nationalist and Gandhian who literally walked out of the Congress protesting against its refusal to accept his demand for communal representation ...
Speaking at an interaction on 'The Role of Democratic Forces in the Upcoming elections' organised in Bharatpur today, Bhattarai said democracy with socialism was the need of the hour. He also clarified that socialism coined by Karl Marx was not applicable in the context of Nepal at present. "Democratic ...
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang's visit to Hungary for the sixth China-Central and Eastern Europe Countries (CEEC) Summit last week demonstrates that China has become an increasingly important player in the post-Soviet space. Its presence in Central Asia is now an undeniable fact, but less ...

Like much of their Propaganda, Turning Point sticks to a complex two-part structure, as in: "You think socialism is good. Actually it sucks!" In the case of the Millenials poll meme, the second part is a photo of a soldier aiming a gun at a child. (Good thing that could never happen in capitalist America!) But we'll ...
To some, this sounds like a story of socialism's failure. And indeed, the kinds of socialism that China tried to implement during the reign of Mao ...
The economic track record of socialism is as dismal as its human rights record. But we need not direct millennials to history books to see it. They need only look at what has happened to former socialist countries during their own lifetimes, as these countries have moved away from socialism and towards ...
For most people today, socialism is associated with a secular or atheistic worldview. Since the October Revolution of 1917, most socialist ...
It's dangerous that more and more millennials are falling in love with socialism. According to a YouGov study commissioned by the Victims of ...
Lee Carter, who unseated incumbent Republican Jackson Miller in Virginia's House of Delegates, on November 7, 2017. (facebook) ...
This week saw the anniversary of one of the greatest events in world history. It's been 20 years since world wrestling champion Bret Hart ...
socialism was transformed from a prediction into a specific reality. The theoretical legacy of October Revolution, enriched by the experience of ...
For boring reasons to do with calendar adoption, November 7 marks the 100th anniversary of what is known as the October Revolution.
It's a system in which true, anti-capitalist socialism is brought about through voting instead of revolution. Under democratic socialism, the means ...
Yet, in their debate with Reason magazine, socialists Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara also made another false assertion: that socialism ...
Bloomberg reported Monday that young Americans are nowadays more positive toward socialism than capitalism. According to the report, ...
Halloween Candy and socialism ... Halloween candy away and giving it to "some kid who sat at home" in order to "teach her about socialism." ...
Throughout this year, I have written a number of columns devoted to communism as a system of government and socialism as a system of ...
Since then, he says, there has been increased interest in socialism among young people, and that thanks to social media and the availability of ...
Over to the Left of responsible people like you and me, there's a huge interest in socialism these days. Bernie Bros can't get enough of the ...
IT has to be a thoroughly unpleasant experience, if not traumatic, to have your parent(s) sit you down every evening for lessons on morality.
Corden asked, further adding, "Like Christmas has become what it says on Starbucks' cups. Halloween is now about socialism. I swear to God, ...
Contemporary capitalism is eating its tail, yet the failed experiment that was the Soviet Union had given socialism a bad reputation. A new ...
While our discussion is why socialism fails, an argument could be made why capitalism does also. In fact, it is the failures of capitalism which ...
Even so, there's widespread ignorance among millennials about socialism and communism -- only 71 percent could properly identify what ...
"It's never too early to teach her about socialism," he added. The tweet has sparked rival claims for the meanings of socialism and capitalism, ...
The worst part of this is that democratic socialism and social democracy have been grouped together with all sorts of dictatorships for so long ...
Bangkok, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping Thought on socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era is of great importance to China and ...
It's often hard to guess what Leo Varadkar is thinking, but sometimes he drops a clanger that reveals more than he intended. In response to ...
But it was the principled politics of Shachtmanite left-wing--which retained its commitment to socialism from below and the "Third Campism" ...
It concluded that the CCP was already changing the world, in part due to walking its own path of socialism with Chinese characteristics and ...
Long relegated to the fringes of American politics, socialism is surging on college campuses in the aftermath of the presidential campaign of ...
Like China's ruling party, the buyout firm has pulled off a leadership reshuffle, with new roles for David Rubenstein and his co-founders.
... such immediate relevance and so much international potential - and socialism 2017 will see key figures from these struggles gathered under ...
... Tuesday it was announced that Xi's Thought on socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era had been written into the party charter.
The 19th congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded in Beijing on Tuesday with a call to deepen socialism with Chinese ...
Interestingly, this year marks not only the centenary of the October socialist Revolution, but also the bicentennial birthday of Karl Marx.


 

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