[Marxism] Fwd: Iowa's radical message | SocialistWorker.org
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Tue Feb 9 06:14:25 MST 2016
(Is Sanders really a "democratic socialist" candidate? Why? Because he
calls himself one? Doesn't this cheapen the term socialist? It is one
thing for a Norman Thomas to be described as a "democratic socialist"
but at least there was some consistency given the roots of the Socialist
Party in the Second international. How does someone running as a
candidate of the Democratic Party get to call himself a socialist? The
Democratic Party has been consistently opposed to socialism for 140
years, either revolutionary or reformist, hasn't it? What is it that I
But for now, the biggest news of the night--bigger than Ted Cruz's
"upset" or Donald Trump's underwhelming total or Marco Rubio's
surge--was that a democratic socialist candidate fought the previously
presumptive Democratic nominee to a draw.
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