Has American Capitalism Failed Us?

http://www.salon.com/2016/02/04/american_capitalism_has_failed_us_were_overworked_underemployed_and_more_powerless_than_ever_before_partner/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits   [This is a joint TomDispatch/Nation article and appears in print in slightly shortened form in the new issue of the Nation magazine.] Denmark, Norway and Sweden are all thriving under democratic socialism. Why is it so difficult for us to embrace? Some years ago, I faced up to the futility of reporting true things about America’s disastrous wars and … Continue reading Has American Capitalism Failed Us?

WHAT BERNE SANDERS SHOULD HAVE SAID ABOUT DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM

What One Historian Wishes Bernie Sanders Said About Being a Socialist October 14, 2015 | Updated October 15, 2015 by Bernard Weisberger This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. http://billmoyers.com/2015/10/14/what-one-historian-wishes-bernie-sanders-said-about-being-a-socialist/ Last night's first gotcha question from Anderson Cooper about whether the American people would ever elect a socialist to office was one that Bernie Sanders was … Continue reading WHAT BERNE SANDERS SHOULD HAVE SAID ABOUT DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM