I Am a Proud Socialist and Maybe You are Too

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Socialism has a bad reputation, but this proud socialist wants all the things you do to.

“Using the word “freedom” is always much less controversial in America that using the word “equality.”

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Uruguay’s President Drives An ’87 Beetle and Donates His Paycheck To Charity. Could He Save The International Left?

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  Jose Mujica has gone viral for his humble lifestyle and liberal reforms. Paul Blest on what the Uruguayan president’s popularity means for global leftists.  —– President Jose Mujica is not your typical head of state. First off, Uruguay’s president is old – 78, to be exact, one year younger than Ronald Reagan when he left office. […]

Three Martin Luther King Quotes You Probably Won’t Hear Today

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The truths he spoke as a living man don’t necessarily match the narrative that’s been fitted onto him as a dead icon.

Economic Disparity: When Is Enough, Enough?

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes we aren’t challenging inequity nearly enough. Here’s his call for us to do so.

“Tea Party” Pollutes Body Politic

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What’s in a name? When it comes to the “Tea Party,” a distortion of history.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The Slut Walk for Men

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Donald D’Haene brings us the origin of the word “slut,” as well as his support of the White Ribbon Campaign raising awareness of violence against women.

Eat the Rich

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Both the rich-defenders and the rich-haters are right in their own way, given what they’re focused on.

The Disease of More

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Sure tax and regulatory policy are important. But none of it will mean shit unless we all wake up from this belief that more is better.

The Tea Party and #Occupy WallStreet Have Something in Common

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Can’t a Marxist. socialist, liberal, progressive, and Democrat also be an American ?