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Socialism

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders Is Not a CommunistDebunking a smear.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. socialism
    Why Do People Hate Socialism But Love Bernie Sanders?It’s one of the more unusual paradoxes in American politics.
  8. 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.
  9. the national interest
    American Leftists Believed Corbyn’s Inevitable Victory Would Be Their ModelThe God that failed, and its domestic lessons.
  10. barack obama
    The Left/Right Convergence on Dissing ObamaObama cannot be both a corporate shill and an ironfisted socialist. Somebody — maybe everybody — is wrong.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.”
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.”
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. politics
    Capitalism Is Ruining Your Sex LifeA conversation with Kristen Ghodsee, the author of Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism.
  35. the cut on tuesdays
    How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Became a Political SuperstarThis week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays podcast.
  36. profiles
    Red Scare Leans Into NothingA podcast that offers a critique of feminism, and capitalism, from deep inside the culture they’ve spawned.
  37. the national interest
    Two Cheers for Socialism: Why Liberals Need Enemies on the LeftI, for one, welcome our new left-wing overlords.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. politics
    Jeremy Corbyn, 1970s Revanchist, Is Suddenly the Face of the New New LeftHe epitomizes the rebirth of socialism from the failures of capitalism after the 2008 crash.
  41. Why America’s Version of Capitalism Is Incompatible With DemocracyTo restore our democracy after Trump, we will need to reduce the material inequalities that were eroding popular sovereignty long before his rise.
  42. the national interest
    Why Trump’s Assault on Democracy Doesn’t Bother the Illiberal LeftTrump and his party aren’t the only force in American life opposed to liberal democracy.
  43. gallery
    The Pool Photos Behind a New York Fashion ShowMária Švarbová photographs Soviet-era swimming pools in Slovakia.
  44. Could a Democratic Socialist Actually Win a Spot on City Council?Probably not, but Jabari Brisport’s campaign is still a sign of the post-Bernie new-left revival.
  45. economic theory
    Donald Trump Jr. Uses Daughter’s Halloween Candy to Insult Socialism, FailsHe joked that he’d give away half of his daughter’s candy.
  46. Goldman Sachs Accused of Giving ‘Lifeline’ to Venezuela’s Socialist DictatorAs Nicolás Maduro’s forces kill protesters and poor Venezuelans starve, the bank’s bond deal put $865 million into the ruling regime’s coffers.
  47. The Socialist Takeover of the Democratic Party Is Proceeding NicelyCentrist Democrats used to distance themselves from the left ahead of their presidential runs. Now, Booker and Cuomo are doing the opposite.
  48. Venezuela
    Venezuela’s Latest Terrible Economic Idea Is Forced LaborVenezuela’s collapse is killing a lot of people, and there’s little sign of improvement.
  49. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders Is the Future of the Democratic Party, Right? Not So Fast.Let’s not welcome our socialist overlords just yet.
  50. Republicans Are Really Hoping to Red-Bait BernieInsiders say they’ve been nice to him in primary season in hopes of getting to run hammer-and-sickle spots this fall.
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