by O Society Feb 10, 2020 One of our O Society people sent the following message: It seems like with a country this big we would have better choices. I am afraid Trump is going to win again. I am amazed by how many people we know who really, really support Trump. One recently confronted … Continue reading Why Does Bernie Sanders Call Himself a “Socialist?”
https://youtu.be/zrFOb_f7ubw by Glen Ford edited by O Society Jan 20, 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is the greatest sheer spectacle of hypocrisy and historical duplicity of the year, as Black misleaders take center stage to claim his mandate and mission on behalf of a corporate party. While Dr. King rejected an alliance with the … Continue reading MLK and the Black Misleadership Class
"The next time you’re bombarded with over-the-top claims about how our country is doomed or the world is coming apart at the seams, brush off the cynics and fearmongers. Because the truth is, if you had to choose any time in the course of human history to be alive, you’d choose this one. Right here … Continue reading Which Way Out of Neoliberalism: Fascism or Socialism?
by Christopher Evans edited by O Society August 25, 2019 Throughout American history, religion plays a significant role in promoting social reform. From the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century to the civil rights movement of the 20th century, religious leaders champion progressive political causes. This legacy is evident today in the group called religious … Continue reading The Social Gospel
by Albert Einstein May 1949 edited by O Society August 24, 2019 Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Let us first consider the question from the point of … Continue reading Why Socialism
by Tim Hayward edited by O Society August 1, 2019 This post introduces some central arguments of my book Global Justice and Finance. In a world where extreme inequality consigns many millions of the least advantaged to conditions of crushing poverty, there is an evident case of justice for some redistribution of income and wealth. Thinkers … Continue reading Global Justice and Finance: an introduction to critical questions
Hitler was a sincere, dedicated ideologue. Trump isn't. He has no known ideology, other than 'me.' ~ Noam Chomsky by O Society July 29, 2019 An "ideologue" is someone with an ideology. So what was Hitler's ideology he sincerely dedicated himself to? Simple. He was a right-wing extremist anti-Semitist. German Nazi fascists were not left-wing … Continue reading What is a Fascist Neo-Nazi Troll?