Bernie Sanders isn't a radical: Noam Chomsky is exactly right regarding how mainstream Bernie's policies really are The idea that Sanders is an extremist is patently false — it's the Republican movement that's radical by Sean Illing Salon edited by O Society Mar 18, 2019 Lost in the discussions about Bernie Sanders's “socialism” is … Continue reading Bernie Sanders’ Policies are Mainstream, Normal, and Popular No Matter How Often He’s Called a “Socialist”
by Mawr Gorshin Infinite Ocean edited by O Society Mar 13, 2019 Photo by Carlos Herrero on Pexels.comIntroduction Analysis of the 1944 film adaptation of Gaslight, leads to a recognition of ‘political gaslighting.' In abusive interpersonal relationships, the abuser fabricates, denies, and distorts the truth to disorient the victim. The super-rich, as well as the … Continue reading The Narcissism of Capital
Bernie Sanders thinks America needs many of the same things other countries need. Photo: PETE MAROVICH/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock by Ed Kilgore Intelligencer Feb 21, 2019 Anyone paying attention to the early stages of the 2020 presidential campaign is probably aware Bernie Sanders -in sharp contrast to his focus in 2016 - now is spending a lot … Continue reading Bernie Sanders’ Two-Pronged Attack on American Exceptionalism/ “Socialism” Lost It’s Meaning in American Politics
Universal Health Care in Different Countries, Pros and Cons of Each or Why America Is the Only Rich Country Without Universal Health Care by KIMBERLY AMADEO Balance December 24, 2018 Universal health care is a system that provides quality medical services to all citizens. The federal government offers it to everyone regardless of their ability to pay, which … Continue reading What is Universal Health Care?
by Most Revolutionary Act Feb 22, 2019 https://youtu.be/3ZrcTENIxo4 Al Jazeera (2018) Film Review This documentary compares and contrasts the anti-racism campaigns of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X during the 1960s. It combines commentary from Black scholars and civil rights activists with vintage footage of the two leaders. Malcolm was highly critical of King for strategies he … Continue reading Malcolm X and Martin Luther King: Face-to-Face
To a conservative mind, socialism is getting something for nothing. Yet this is what the Donald Trump gives to the filthy rich. by Robert Reich Guardian Feb 11, 2019 America will never be a socialist country,” Donald Trump declared in his State of the Union address. Someone should alert Trump that America is now a … Continue reading Trump offers socialism for the rich, capitalism for everyone else
Sara Nelson, the flight attendants union leader whose strike threat helped end the government shutdown, speaks to Jacobin. “There are no labor rights without the right to strike.” LIZA FEATHERSTONE interviews Sara Nelson Jacobin Feb 2, 2019 Andrew Caballero Reynolds / Getty Our winter issue will be out soon. Print subscriptions are $10 off if you follow this … Continue reading Fight Chaos with CHAOS: How Flight Attendants Grounded Trump’s Shutdown