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The S-D word lurks: social democratic confusion in a ‘socialist’ wrapper…//’The S-word’: how young Americans fell in love with socialism | US news | The Guardian

September 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

We need to run in parallel with this ‘socialism’, mindful that Sanders’ version isn’t socialism at all. We need to support these efforts of the essentially social democratic variety even as we point of the dangers of such compromises in the past: we confront two failures: bolshevism and social democratic activism…

Back then, she couldn’t articulate her reservations about President Barack Obama. There were the drone strikes, and the limitations of his healthcare reforms. But mostly it was a frustrating sense he wasn’t serving her interests so much as those of a monied elite. So in the 2012 presidential election, Katbi voted for Jill Stein, the Green party candidate. But that didn’t change the world. It was only last year, when Bernie Sanders made his run under the banner of democratic socialism, that it all started to fall into place.

Source: ‘The S-word’: how young Americans fell in love with socialism | US news | The Guardian

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