Overview for socialism

The Coming Liberal Argument

Here is a real effect Occupy Wall Street is having on the liberal left. They will start to blame the current bad economy explicitly on income inequality. Here is Heather Boushey writing at the Center for American Progress: Take, for example, the housing bubble of the 2000s. It was …

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Written by Noah Kristula-Green on Monday December 19, 2011

How Left-Wing is Obama?

America is engaged in a dual-track conversation about the President's core beliefs. Conservatives by and large express conviction that he is a fervent radical, certainly a socialist, perhaps a Marxist - even (in the telling of the old Glenn Beck TV show) a Maoist! Self-described leftists, on the …

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Written by David Frum on Sunday September 25, 2011

Chavez Distracts from Venezuela's Real Problems

The recent focus on Hugo Chavez's illness is a distraction from the real problems facing Venezuela. In 1975, Gabriel García Márquez wrote The Autumn of the Patriarch .  This book mocked the dictatorships that were common in Latin America during the 1960’s and 1970’s.  In his desperate attempt to …

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Written by Daniela Chacón Arias on Friday July 8, 2011