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?
"We must recognize in the 21st century, in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, economic rights are human rights. And this is what I mean by democratic socialism." by Jake Johnson CommonDreams edited by O Society June 16, 2019 In a speech at George Washington University on Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders laid … Continue reading Bernie Sanders Speech on “Democratic Socialism” to Defeat Oligarchy and Authoritarianism
by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Complaints about “capitalism” have become more common the last few years in the United States. This has been a welcome development. Anytime the collective perspective is widened, it’s beneficial to at least some degree. In a complementary way, calls for “socialism” have also become more … Continue reading Our problems are deeper than “capitalism” (and “socialism” alone can’t solve them)
by Eric Levitz Intelligencer edited by O Society May 12, 2019 Universal health care, tuition-free public college, a giant hike in the federal minimum wage, and a guaranteed federal job for anyone who is involuntarily unemployed are all very popular ideas in the United States. The word socialism is not. Recent polls find a majority … Continue reading To Bernie Sanders ‘Democratic Socialist’ Is Just a Synonym for New Deal Liberal
by Ellen Brown Web of Debt edited by O Society April 26, 2019 As public banking gains momentum across the country, policymakers in California and Washington state are vying to form the nation’s second state-owned bank, following in the footsteps of the highly successful Bank of North Dakota, founded in 1919. The race is close, … Continue reading The Public Banking Revolution Is Upon Us
It is because Republicans aren’t afraid of socialism — Republicans are afraid of equality with people they see as inferior to themselves by Nicolas Powers TruthOut edited by O Society April 11, 2019 "They want to take away your hamburger!” former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka declared in February. “This is what Stalin dreamt about … … Continue reading Conservatives Don’t Hate Socialism, Conservatives Hate Equality
America is having a heated debate about the meaning of the word socialism. We’d be better served if, instead, we were debating the meaning of freedom. by Thom Hartmann Independent Media Institute edited by O Society March 21, 2019 The Oregonian reported fully 156,000 families are on the edge of homelessness in our small-population … Continue reading What Does “Freedom” Mean?