Tea Party Movement

Wandering Eye: The Fat Jew has his book stolen, Sanders' weird view of 'socialist institutions,' and more

Wandering Eye: The Fat Jew has his book stolen, Sanders' weird view of 'socialist institutions,' and more

In internet terms, this article's a bit "old" at this point, but Emma Catherine's piece for Truthout from last week deserves a boost. In the piece Catherine takes issue with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' recent declaration that he considers, among others, "Social Security, Medicare and the police" to be "socialist institutions" because it seems to suggest that government programs are by definition "socialist," which is a really superficial and lazy understanding of "socialism" that you might expect from the Tea...

39°