Capitalism isn't conservative when it comes to social and economic life. It provides exactly the sort of "bold, structural changes" socialists want but inevitably botch.
Marx “was a champion of free trade, and no friend of tariff barriers.”
Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to cap credit card interest rates. There will be unintended consequences.
Designing and implementing a government-run health plan would raise many difficult questions.
Sorry, Bernie Sanders, but Disney Doesn't Have To Apologize for Making $1.3 Billion with Avengers: Endgame
The Vermont socialist can muster a lot of emotional outrage at CEO pay, but his argument about a "moral economy" doesn't add up.
More violence hit Venezuela today following opposition leader Juan Guaidó's calls for the military to abandon the Maduro government.
A libertarian goes to a conference on socialism and finds some surprising similarities.
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Does the US Constitution Offer Stronger Protection Against Right-Wing Populism than Left-Wing Populism?
Legal scholar John McGinnis argues the answer is "yes." But the issue is a far closer one than he suggests.
A system that lets us make our own decisions about our own lives is more moral than one that transfers them to powerful strangers.
Bernie Sanders' New Campaign Advisor David Sirota Once Touted Hugo Chavez's 'Economic Miracle' in Venezuela
"Chavez racked up an economic record that a legacy-obsessed American president could only dream of achieving."
The awful ideology of the perpetrator of the recent terrorist attack in New Zealand is one of many examples of how far-right nationalists and far-left socialists have more in common than we often think. Both worldviews rest on the dangerous assumption that the we are locked in a zero-sum game in which some groups can only succeed and prosper at the expense of others.
Soviet revolutionary Vladimir Lenin used the motto, "Land to the peasants, peace to the nations, bread to the starving." Sounds good, right?
There's a word for that….
Large Majority of Millennials and Gen Z Support Private Health Insurance While Nearly Half Say They Want Socialism: Reason Roundup
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To understand socialism, one needn't fixate on its most-horrifying elements-gulags and executions. Think about the simple stuff. Like aspirin.
No matter their age or political persuasion, Americans have similar thoughts on this one.
Just 18 percent of Americans have favorable views of socialism.
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Sanders is an avowed democratic socialist.
Even with all the steps the NFL takes to level the playing field between teams, the Patriots keep rising to the top. It generates some envy, and resentment.
The estate tax is a form of double taxation.
It's time to admit that Venezuela's "21st century socialism" failed.
Juan Guaidó declared himself to be the interim president. President Trump and other world leaders have acknowledged him as the country's new head of state.
People getting starry eyed about socialism should look to Venezuela for some important warning signs.
Criticize Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Her Socialist Views, Not Her Struggle to Find Affordable Housing in D.C.
This problem should inspire sympathy, not scorn.
The progressive wunderkind will bring to Washington an ambitious, expensive policy agenda.
Which economic system is most effective at bringing freedom to the masses?
Will ending capitalism also end global poverty? The for-profit magazine seems to think so.