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Socialism

  1. the city politic
    Will Buffalo Elect a Socialist Mayor?It depends on the success of the incumbent’s extremely unusual write-in campaign.
  2. democracy
    Liberalism and Socialism Are Both in CrisisThe past decade of global warming and right-wing advance poses an existential threat to various visions of human progress.
  3. vision 2024
    Is Sarah Huckabee Sanders Already Auditioning for Vice-President?It’s one theory for why she’s running a savage culture-war campaign for Arkansas governor. The others are scarier.
  4. politics
    ‘Socialism’ Isn’t a Dirty Word AnymoreYoung Americans are increasingly critical of capitalism and open to an alternative. Will Democrats seize the opportunity?
  5. politics
    It Looks Like Buffalo Will Have a Socialist MayorIndia Walton is likely to defeat incumbent Byron Brown in a major Democratic primary upset.
  6. joe biden
    Republicans Can’t Decide Which ‘Uncle Joe’ to AttackIs the president a senile puppet? Or a ruthless leftist? While Republicans try to decide, Biden is eating their lunch.
  7. democrats
    Democrats Are Shooting for the Moon in 2021, and That’s OkayThe usual choice between getting things done and holding on to power is no choice at all for Democrats right now.
  8. politics
    The Fateful Question of How Latinos Vote Going ForwardTrump and his party over-performed with Latino voters in 2020. It’s important for both parties to figure whether that was a fluke or a trend.
  9. the national interest
    The One Argument Conservatives Have Made Against Every New Social ProgramOnce you hook voters on government, they’ll keep wanting more.
  10. intelligencer chats
    What an Actual Socialist Makes of Republicans’ Anti-Socialism HysteriaSocialists, radical liberals, whatever … Trump and his party are wildly incoherent in their descriptions of Democrats.
  11. vision 2020
    How Trump Failed to Make This a ‘Choice’ ElectionCOVID-19 and Joe Biden’s nomination screwed up Trump’s original campaign strategy, and he never adjusted.
  12. vision 2020
    Trump’s Comeback Strategy: Deliver Same Old Message, But LouderThe president’s campaign is in trouble, but he can’t seem to think of anything other than yelling at swing voters and demonizing Democrats even more.
  13. the revolution
    The GOP Thinks Marxists Are Taking Over. If Only That Were True.We’re far from achieving the socialist utopia Republicans are warning about at their convention.
  14. republican national convention
    Republicans Promised a Convention, But Delivered Crazy TalkOn the first night of the RNC, speakers worshipped Trump but rarely mentioned their party, and many went over the brink with wild anti-Biden rhetoric.
  15. the national interest
    Is This the Blueprint for Sanders and AOC to Take Over the Democratic Party?A new history holding up Henry Wallace as the model for the left is a formula to repeat mistakes of the past.
  16. the left
    Why Americans Don’t Vote Their Class AnymoreDeclining unions — and rising educational attainment — have left college-educated whites more left wing than non-college-educated ones.
  17. vision 2020
    Will the GOP’s Red Scare Tactics Work During the Pandemic?It’s hard to scream about socialism when your opponent is Joe Biden and you are spending trillions of dollars to prop up the economy.
  18. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders Is Not a CommunistDebunking a smear.
  19. super tuesday
    Bernie’s Revolution Failed. But His Movement Can Still Win.Super Tuesday disproved the senator’s theory of electoral politics. But if the left learns from his mistakes, victory remains possible.
  20. bernie sanders
    Bernie Praised Fidel Castro’s Education System. So Did Obama.Sanders’s kind words for Cuba’s literacy program make him a “communist” only if George W. Bush’s praise of the Saudis makes him an Islamist.
  21. socialism
    Why Do People Hate Socialism But Love Bernie Sanders?It’s one of the more unusual paradoxes in American politics.
  22. vision 2020
    This One Chart Explains Why the Kids Back BernieToday’s version of American capitalism can’t give the rising generation of college graduates what they were promised.
  23. the national interest
    American Leftists Believed Corbyn’s Inevitable Victory Would Be Their ModelThe God that failed, and its domestic lessons.
  24. barack obama
    The Left/Right Convergence on Dissing ObamaObama cannot be both a corporate shill and an ironfisted socialist. Somebody — maybe everybody — is wrong.
  25. vision 2020
    Maybe Democrats Should Remain on the Defensive in 2020The Trump Era may call for a more proactive agenda, but the Trump campaign is all in on all the old attack lines — and Democrats need to be ready.
  26. vision 2020
    Commies Versus the Klan? Democrats and Republicans Have a Dim View of Each OtherRepublicans think Democrats are socialists, and Democrats think Republicans are racists. One or both of them may be right, but nobody will be civil.
  27. vision 2020
    Will Progressive Democrats ‘Move to the Center’ When Facing Trump?There are different ways to skin the swing-voter cat, but Democratic primary voters must pick a general-election strategy along with a nominee.
  28. millennials
    America’s Most Socialist Generation Is Also Its Most MisanthropicYoung adults are exceptionally distrustful of the state (and each other) — and yet, exceptionally supportive of socialism and redistribution.
  29. politics
    Mitch McConnell Calls Statehood for D.C. and Puerto Rico ‘Full-Bore Socialism’The quote is certainly consistent with Mitch McConnell’s block-anything-blue legacy, but not all Republicans agree with their leader in the Senate.
  30. socialism
    Bernie Sanders Is Right — We’re All ‘Socialists’ NowThe government will always intervene in markets. The real debate is about whose interests it should serve when it does so.
  31. vision 2020
    In Appeal to Moderates, Bernie Calls for Worker-Ownership of Means of ProductionSanders’s new plan for increasing labor’s share of profits is both more socialist – and more popular – than some of his more conventional policies.
  32. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Good-bye, Theresa. Hello, Boris?Why the populist right keeps gaining ground — and center keeps losing it — in Europe, and around the world.
  33. the national interest
    The New Socialism Panic Is the Right’s Trick to Justify Supporting Trump“Socialism: This Time, We’re Actually Not Making It Up.”
  34. bernie sanders
    Bernie Sanders: ‘Democratic Socialist’ Is Just a Synonym for New Deal LiberalSanders said Monday night that being a “democratic socialist” just means believing in FDR’s Second Bill of Rights.
  35. vision 2020
    Echoing Trump, McConnell Calls for Making 2020 a ‘Referendum on Socialism’When conservatives cannot tout their own agenda, launching a Red Scare is a handy perennial approach.
  36. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  37. nazis
    U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Compares Democrats, Media to HitlerNo smear is too stupid or disgusting for Mo Brooks in his effort to win Trump’s support for a possible 2020 Senate race.
  38. vision 2020
    Republicans Are Going to Try the ‘Red Scare’ Strategy in 2020. Will It Work?Americans are now less hostile to socialism, but Republicans will still try their old strategy, as they need a distraction from Trump’s shortcomings.
  39. politics
    A Chat With Jonathan Chait and Jacobin’s Bhaskar SunkaraA discussion on whether socialism’s growing popularity reflects liberalism’s failures — or leftists’ inveterate inability to recognize progress.
  40. politics
    When Did Everyone Become a Socialist?It’s AOC’s calling card, Trump’s latest rhetorical bludgeon, and a new way to date in Brooklyn.
  41. just asking questions
    What Does the Radical Left’s Future Look Like?The historian and leftist activist Michael Kazin on the DSA’s best path forward.
  42. bernie sanders
    Bernie Sanders’s Two-Pronged Attack on American ExceptionalismBernie’s foreign and domestic policies may have more in common than you think, including a particular appeal to young people.
  43. vision 2020
    Big Trend Among Democratic Presidential Candidates: CapitalismWhile socialism is all the buzz in certain elite circles, old-fashioned regulated capitalism still prevails among most of Bernie Sanders’s rivals.
  44. 2020 presidential election
    Joe Biden May Be the Last Hurrah for Moderate DemocratsBarring a Biden nomination, the time seems ripe for progressives to take the wheel in the Democratic Party, and for moderates to fall in line.
  45. vision 2020
    Should the Left Unite Behind Elizabeth Warren?Here’s what the left stands to gain — and lose — from Bernie Sanders competing with Warren in 2020.
  46. 2018 midterms
    Democratic Weakness Among Florida Latinos in 2018 a WarningA poor performance among Latinos cost Democrats the governorship and a Senate seat in this key battleground state. They’d better focus on it soon.
  47. fear
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Latina and a Socialist. Both Terrify Conservatives.The right’s disdain for the 29-year-old representative-elect echoes age-old fears of both Latinos and socialism.
  48. the national interest
    Two Cheers for Socialism: Why Liberals Need Enemies on the LeftI, for one, welcome our new left-wing overlords.
  49. socialism
    Are Democratic Voters Abandoning Capitalism for Socialism?Many Democrats find positive feelings toward socialism compatible with fondness toward small business and free enterprise. So do many millennials.
  50. Maryland Democrat Deploys Logic, F-Bomb in Parrying ‘Socialism’ AttacksBen Jealous gave a calm, reasonable answer to the first “socialism” question, but then understandably lost it after the second.
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