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Daniel J. Mitchell: Disagreeing With Socialism, Despising Marxist Socialism

Source: Daniel J. Mitchcell: Disagreeing With Socialism, Despising Marxist Socialism I agree with Dan Mitchell about one thing in his piece on his blog. That the point that I believe as well that John Judis argued in his column at The … Continue reading

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PBS: The Open Mind With Richard Heffner- Milton Friedman: ‘What is Actually Wrong With Socialism?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Milton Friedman: What is Actually Wrong with Socialism? Milton Friedman, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize for Economic Science, was one of the most recognizable and influential proponents of liberty and markets in the 20th century, and … Continue reading

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TruthOut: Richard Wolff- Varney & Company: Richard Wolff Debates Stuart Varney on Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If Richard Wolff was truly an Marxist he would be calling for the elimination of private wealth and ownership all together. Since Communists at least in the Marxist and Leninist … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy: Opinion- Daren Acemoglu & Simon Johnson- It’s Time To Found a New Republic

Source: Foreign Policy: Opinion- Daren Acemoglu & Simon Johnson- It’s Time To Found a New Republic I read this article called It’s Time To Found a New Republic from Daren Acemoglu and Simon Johnson over at Foreign Policy Magazine. And it … Continue reading

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The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings … Continue reading

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Independent Institute: Kyle Swan- Social Justice in The Classical Liberal Tradition

Source: The New Democrat According to Wikipedia the definition of social justice is, “justice in terms of distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within society.” People let’s say on the farther left (Social Democrats/Democratic Socialists) take the definition to mean … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: “New Deal Created the Middle Class”: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, a modern working regulatory state, a tax code that encourages expansion … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- ‘Capitalism for Growth, Government for Fairness’

Source:The New Democrat  “When I hear discussions of how to encourage economic growth, along with equality and fairness, I sometimes feel as if the discussants are in the grip of a category confusion, like someone who rinses their vegetables in … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Jim Sleeper- ‘Our Puritan Heritage’: The Limits of Liberal Democracy

Source:Democracy Journal: Opinion- Jim Sleeper: Our Puritan Heritage I’m a Liberal Democrat and proud of that, because I believe in liberal democracy and individual rights and the freedom that comes with those things. I believe American liberal democracy and American … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion- Chris Hedges- “Karl Marx Was Right”: The Old Capitalism-Socialism Debate

TruthDig: Opinion- Chris Hedges- Karl Marx Was Right I’m really tired of this old debate between capitalism and socialism, as if they are two competing ideologies. That they are complete opposites of each other, when they’re not. The opposite of … Continue reading

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