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The Beacon: Ben Wilterdink- ‘How to Talk to Millennials About Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “By now it is largely considered common knowledge that American Millennials are more enamored with socialism than previous generations. While cutoff points vary, Millennials are most commonly understood as the generation of those born between 1981 and … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: ‘Guide To a Political Revolution’

Source:The New Democrat  “In the Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution, Independent congressman, presidential candidate and activist Bernie Sanders continues his fight against the imbalances in the nation’s status quo, and shows you how to make a difference to effect … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Elizabeth Bruenig: ‘This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Concept of Socialism’

Source: The New Democrat “After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s primary win, columnist Elizabeth Bruenig explains why democratic socialism is taking off.” From The Washington Post Elizabeth Bruenig, is right that what’s called democratic socialism or social democracy, is not let’s just say it … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: William Brennan- The Night Bernie Sanders Was President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review How about we all go to Colorado and load up on marijuana. Cigarets, cookies, whatever it might be and just get as high as New York skyscrapers and Elvis fans … Continue reading

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Jonathan Turley: Hardball With Chris Matthews- ‘Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Answer The Difference Between a Socialist and Progressive’

Source:MSNBC-Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary R. Clinton, on Hardball With Chris Matthews in 2016. “There was a curious moment recently in an interview with Hillary Clinton that might interest our political science and philosophy majors. Chris … Continue reading

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LA Progressive: Lawrence Wittner: ‘Democratic Socialism Has Deep Roots in American Life’

Source:LA Progressive– U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Democratic Socialist, Socialist Republic of Vermont) and 2016 presidential candidate. Source:The New Democrat  “The shock and disbelief with which many political pundits have responded to Bernie Sanders’s description of himself as a “democratic socialist”—a … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers: ‘Socialism, Seriously!’

Source:Haymarket Books– who’s kidding? “Socialism, Seriously! Memo to Bernie: Martin Luther King, Jr. was a socialist, and so was Jane Addams, Ella Baker, Bayard Rustin, Dorothy Day, Eugene Debs, and Julian Bond. Claim it. King said in 1967: The US … Continue reading

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Ray Red Spider: ‘Why Vote Bernie?’

Source:Ray Red Spider– U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Democratic Socialist, Socialist Republic of Vermont) “Sen. Bernie Sanders holds a Senate hearing on health care systems around the world.” Source:Bernie Sanders– (Democratic Socialist, Socialist Republic of Vermont) From Senator Bernie Sanders I saw … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: Elizabeth Schulte- ‘Socialism According to Eugene V. Debbs’

Source:Dandelion Salad– Socialist Party presidential candidate Eugene Debbs. “What did the man who Bernie Sanders today claims as his personal hero really stand for? Elizabeth Schulte tells the story of American socialism’s best-known figure. IT’S NOT your typical presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Sam Seder: ‘The Rise of the New Left With Cliff Schecter’

Source:The Majority Report– talking about the New-Left in America. “Cliff Schecter joined us last Friday to discuss how the Bill De Blasio wins means a resurgence of an economically progressive left, why we are leaving the age of Reagan and … Continue reading

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