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Campaign 2012: The Report Card

Has there ever been a less gracious presidential loser than Mitt Romney? I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt during the campaign. I figured he was...

Irony Alert

Last night on Lawrence O’Donnell’s MSNBC program, I called the Democratic win in New York’s 26th district “a victory for socialism.” My tongue was planted firmly...

Was Court Nominee Kagan a Youthful Socialist?

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's undergraduate thesis submitted at Princeton University in 1981, was a detailed history of the rise and fall of New York's...

The Richest Reds in China

"We have a national slogan: Build the Socialist Countryside!" explained Sun Hai Yan, a member of the local government in Huaxi. "Others build socialism on the...

Fidel Isn't Dead, But Long Live Raul

Of all the long-winded speeches Cuban leader Fidel Castro has given each year, few were more anticipated (or longer-winded) than his address every July 26th,...

Chavez: "Bush Has Called Me Worse Things"

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez caused a stir this week during his visit to New York City, denouncing President Bush as "the devil" in a speech at the U.N...

Will Socialism Make a Comeback?

If socialism signifies a political and economic system in which the government controls a large part of the economy and redistributes wealth to produce social...

CHINA: SOCIALISM DIES, AGAIN

Evolution is revolution in today's China, as the great transformation of the communist system proceeds in the painful effort to create a system that works. Last...

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