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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper- ‘Democrats Should Embrace The Freedom Not To Choose’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not trying to sound insulting here (but don’t mind if I do) but what Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week this week (ha, ha get it) could’ve been written … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal I’ve blogged a lot about Noam Chomsky over the last five years or so, because I find him … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Paul Starr- Why Democrats Should Beware Bernie Sanders Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main point I get from Paul Starr’s column are the differences between socialism and liberalism. And they’re not the same thing whether you’re talking about communism which of course … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights When you look at the New Deal from President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, you see the creation of the American … Continue reading

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Plato Shrugs: The Suspension of Disbelief: Bernie Sanders as President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review on WordPress: Plato Shrugs: The Suspension of Disbelief: Bernie Sanders as President I disagree with the blogger who wrote this piece over at Plato Shrugs on two key points. And … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One One thing with having a not only a Democratic … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Myths About Democratic Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Democratic Socialists USA: Myths About Democratic Socialism With this piece, I’m going to layout as someone who is not a Socialist in any form, even in what I at least … Continue reading

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