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It is revealing to read so many news reports about the collapse of Venezuela that go out of their way to avoid mentioning its primary cause--the socialist model installed by the caudillo Hugo Chavez and perpetuated by his even more thuggish successor Nicolas Maduro. The hyperinflation and starvation ...
So how remarkable that, even as the latest socialist experiment was melting down, Washington Post columnist Elizabeth Bruenig suggested that it was finally time to "give socialism a try," a proposal containing the assumption that the handiwork of Vladimir Lenin or Ho Chi Minh hadn't somehow been the ...

Olivier Faure is all but guaranteed to become the struggling French Socialists' new leader after his main rival abandoned his bid. The 49-year-old lawmaker, who won nearly 50 percent of the votes in the first round of elections for the top job, should be designated as the Socialists' new boss after rival ...
Does this make Larry Fink a socialist? Hardly. In fact, Fink is one of the world's great capitalists. He cofounded BlackRock in 1988 and has grown it into the world's largest money manager with more than $6 trillion in assets under management. Yet many other fund managers, private equity executives, and ...
SANTIAGO, Chile — For the third time in 12 years, Chile's two towering political figures will trade the powers of the presidency. The socialist leader Michelle Bachelet made history in 2006 by becoming first woman elected president in Chile. But four years later, voters went in the opposite direction, choosing ...
France's ailing Socialist Party lost another heavyweight on Thursday after Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced he was quitting the party which was chased from power last year by centrist President Emmanuel Macron. Le Drian's membership of the party had come into question in recent days.

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has quit the Socialist Party after 44 years's membership. He had effectively made his decision when he joined President Emmanuel Macron's government, a symptom of the crisis that hit the former ruling party after its traumatic defeat in last year's elections ...
While women from all ends of the political spectrum — some centrist, many progressive, and even some on the right — will fight back against misogyny on International Women's Day in countries all over the world, the day has its roots in anti-capitalist and socialist feminism. In fact, International Women's ...
If nothing else, conservatives and libertarians can admire the sincere socialist belief in improving the material conditions of the working class. Whilst we (the former) may show a preference towards private ownership as well as a justified apprehension towards state control over the economy, it would be ...
West Lebanon won't reinstate Speedwell Fire Company . The severity of the December firefighting “under the influence” incident for Speedwell Fire Company has been revealed. Lebanon man jumped on hood of moving car shot man in buttocks, police say. Michael K. Dakota, Lebanon Daily News.
But as socialists, while we struggle against these conditions, we can't lose sight of the necessity of gun control. Other capitalist countries, like the United Kingdom and France, with their own racist histories also have impoverished minority populations. The difference, however, is that minorities in those ...
He still feels that he is able to offer a few comments on the subject as “socialism is directed towards a social-ethical end. Science, however, cannot create ends and, even less, instill them in human beings; science, at most, can supply the means by which to attain certain ends.” As he doesn't wish to speak ...
LaPierre said that in the past, he had worked with Democrats who wanted to work to reduce gun violence, but that leaders now only cared about exploiting tragedy for political gain, calling them a "tidal wave of new European socialists" in charge of the party and name-checking Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.; ...
This new edition of Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution appears twelve years after the original was presented at the Havana International Book Fair in February 2006. The demand for a second edition is testimony to the enduring interest ...
The central problem here is that while Piketty's socialist allegiances are self-evident, much of the media take them as gospel. Consider, for example, CBS' claim "that the transfer of public wealth to the private sector has left governments without the resources needed to invest enough in education, health ...
Post Capitalism by Colestia is a short city-building and puzzle game about finding the weak links in capitalism and replacing them with alternatives in order to create a functional socialist society. It's this week's Indie Pick. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Games like Sim City allow players to ...
Let's for a moment ignore the fact that Obamacare directly and blatantly violates the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. What else might the founding fathers say about such a Socialistic power grab? I quote James Madison, on the subject, Federalist Paper #62, Wed. Feb. 27, 1788, To the Democrats ...

A French politician was expelled from the Socialist Party after he posted an anti-Semitic tweet. The tweet showed French President Emmanuel Macron wearing a Nazi armband with the swastika altered to a dollar sign. Looming behind Macron were three prominent French Jews, economist Jacques Attali, ...
Mr. Robot shows that superheroes can fight the man—sort of. But the contradiction between superheroism and a loose anarcho-socialist anti-capitalism ultimately tears Elliot apart. It also, arguably, undermines the show, which, mired in the middle of its third season, has become increasingly irrelevant.
In the spirit of inclusive debate, I would like to share my perspective on some of the differences between socialism and capitalism which ...
Two conservative student groups at Portland State University co-hosted a "Capitalism vs. Socialism" display on Thanksgiving Day, aggravating ...
We also speak with Lee Carter, a Democratic Socialist and former Marine who unseated the Republican majority whip of Virginia's House of ...
Joy said that making it as a Democratic Socialist in Billings, in a ward that showed strong support for Donald Trump, depended on her contact with people during the campaign. “The label of 'socialist' may make people nervous," Joy said. "But what it means is paying it forward and investing in our community ...
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) ...
Ask a millennial if they would rather live under a socialist or capitalist country, and they're likely to give an answer much different than their ...
THE DEATH of Joanne Landy earlier this month is a profound loss to the socialist and internationalist movements. Joanne died less than a day ...
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 ...
CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/JON POMPIA Chico Hampton (left) and Domhnall O'Durnion, members of Pueblo Socialists, listen as fellow member Tricia ...
They were gathered on that unseasonably warm evening, as they do most days, with a singular goal: to help get socialist Ginger Jentzen ...
"Let me just ask, since this is a tax debate, what is the difference between a socialist and a Democrat on taxes?" Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked ...
What the revival of socialism in the US means for the labor movement ... what a revived socialist movement could mean for unions — and the ...
Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, a Democrat and member of the Democratic Socialists of America, jumped into the contest right alongside Garcia, kicking off a race that could vault a new crop of ambitious leftists -- DSA's dues paying membership jumped to more than 31,000 from about 5,000 over ...
Cantwell: Cruz Trying To "Divide" Democrats By Asking Difference Between Democrat And Socialist. submit to reddit ... And so, Maria, I'd like to actually ask you a question that I asked Bernie last time, which is -- since this is a tax debate, what is the difference between a Democrat and a socialist on taxes?
One of the world's hottest video games will get a socialist makeover before going on sale in China. Chinese tech giant Tencent (TCEHY) has ...
The leader of Germany's socialist party is under heavy pressure to fix the country's political stalemate – despite the experienced lawmaker not ...
The Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the U.S., has grown exponentially since the election of Donald Trump ...
Of late, there has been some discussion about socialism. Just what is socialism? Is it good? Is it bad? The other day, I ran across some words ...
JEREMY CORBYN has been accused of being too RIGHT-WING by the Socialist Party - who have dubbed him the new Maggie Thatcher.
That's why this corporate influence effort simply tried to enrage heavy partisans by invoking someone they wouldn't like and calling it “socialism.
Colombia is what a well-run capitalist nation looks like. Its eastern neighbor, Venezuela, is what a disastrously governed socialist nation looks ...
In a signature speech at the Labour Party conference, Jeremy Corbyn laid out an agenda to return power to the people.
On a recent September evening, 76 comrades of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America joined together to discuss ...
When President Donald Trump criticized socialism during his speech Tuesday at the United Nations, he seemed to expect roaring approval ...
So, as you can see, queues at petrol stations were far from the only problem in 1973 – and they certainly weren't caused by socialism.
DES MOINES, IOWA—What do fried enchilada funnel cakes and democratic socialism have in common? Both made their debut this year at the ...
Today we bring you a conversation with Amy Zachmeyer, the co-chair for the Houston Democratic Socialists of America.
Maybe you've got a few particularly vocal friends who keep posting about the Democratic Socialists of America. Maybe you've noticed more ...
The Socialist world of the Democratic Party has disintegrated. An American who expressed unrestrained love of country and admiration for ...


 

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