How ‘socialism’ stopped being a dirty word for some voters – and started winning elections across America | Opinion
The leftist Democratic Socialists of America was tiny before the 2016 election. Now, with 90,000 dues-paying members and four seats in Congress, the DSA is upending Democratic politics nationwide.
Pennsylvania congressman warns of ‘radical’ and ‘socialist’ infiltration in fundraising pitch
Fresh off a successful re-election bid, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-11th District, is making a play for voters’ wallets by asking them to help him fight socialism. “We have self proclaimed Socialists serving in the Pennsylvania State House and in Congress,” Smucker wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday. “Socialist ideas are no longer just in […]
Beware the red menace … erm … or something | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Good Snowy Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. To hear President Donald Trump and some of our friends on the right tell it, socialists are the new American nightmare, lurking under every rock and crevice, copies of ‘Das Kapital‘ under one arm, their Billy Bragg records under the other, just waiting to topple American democracy. Raising the specter of the admitted […]