Tag Archive | socialism
A recent poll says that most Germans wouldn’t object to living in a socialist country. Surprisingly, the difference between West and East Germany was very small. Eighty percent of East Germans would accept living in a socialist state, and a whopping 72% of West Germans share this opinion.
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=statue+of+liberty&iid=6417610″ src=”8/4/3/3/FILE_PHOTO_The_2203.jpg?adImageId=13075636&imageId=6417610″ width=”380″ height=”246″ /] I know, the title of this post makes a really blatant comparison, but let me explain. Probably most socialists are opportunists who only pursue personal goals at the expense of others. However, there may some who are attracted to socialist ideas because they are really altruistic people […]
The political landscape has changed. The new communists are called “democratic socialists”, and the new socialists are called “social democrats”, or “liberals” in the English speaking hemisphere. I will now explain why: The politics of the 20th century were dominated by the struggle between communism and capitalism. This struggle emerged as a result of the […]
Has any socialist ever noticed that capitalism is actually more social than socialism? There is this slogan from Karl Marx, “from each according to his ability, to each according to his need”, which practically means that if somebody is not able (or willing) to contribute to society’s profits, he still deserves a share of those […]