Bernie Sanders’ Two-Pronged Attack on American Exceptionalism/ “Socialism” Lost It’s Meaning in American Politics

  Bernie Sanders thinks America needs many of the same things other countries need. Photo: PETE MAROVICH/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock by Ed Kilgore Intelligencer Feb 21, 2019 Anyone paying attention to the early stages of the 2020 presidential campaign is probably aware Bernie Sanders -in sharp contrast to his focus in 2016 - now is spending a lot … Continue reading Bernie Sanders’ Two-Pronged Attack on American Exceptionalism/ “Socialism” Lost It’s Meaning in American Politics

Can Bernie Sanders Win? Can We?

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for president of the United States and calls on Americans from all over the nation to join him in building a massive grassroots movement. But is he electable? Here is the announcement: https://youtu.be/s7DRwz0cAt0  by O Society Feb 19, 2019 Sanders' announcement today - he is indeed running for president … Continue reading Can Bernie Sanders Win? Can We?

Socialists, Democrats, and the Liberal Imagination

There is much buzz about the term "socialism" in America. What does it mean? Here's a common definition from Wikipedia: Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterized by social ownership and workers' self-management of the means of production, as well as the political theories and movements associated with them. Social ownership may refer … Continue reading Socialists, Democrats, and the Liberal Imagination

Democratic Socialism/ Social Democracy: The same thing or different?

Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. It is characteristic of such a situation that individuals feel indifferent or even hostile toward the group, small or large, to which they belong. In order to illustrate my meaning, let … Continue reading Democratic Socialism/ Social Democracy: The same thing or different?