Posts Tagged ‘marxism’

” … the streamlined men who think in slogans and talk in bullets” George Orwell, Coming Up for Air

We Americans have an unfortunate penchant for abbreviations. Who else would shorten a two-letter word like “at” to the symbol @?  I can type “at” quicker than @; so, at least for me, it is not an efficient symbol. While such foibles can be seen as endearing peccadillos, our simplistic political sloganeering and labeling is misleading and has contributed significantly to the divisions in America and the increasingly violent political action, such as has been seen at Berkeley and murderously at Charlottesville. Read the rest of this entry »

In the previous two posts Bernie Sanders, the first presidential candidate of one of the two major political parties in American history to declare himself a socialist, has been shown to be neither a utopian socialist nor a revolutionary socialist.   The question now is whether he can be legitimately labelled an evolutionary socialist.  Read the rest of this entry »

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