Danish “Right Winger” = left of the Democratic Party
A fellow from a regressive-minded think tank concedes the many benefits of a nation that provides universal access to pre-school, healthcare, and college.
“How much do you pay when you go to the hospital, if you have cancer, God forbid, and you go to the hospital?” Sanders asked the right-winger from Denmark.
“Zero,” he replied.
Well, guess that settles it.
Fellow at Peterson Institute, a regressive-minded think tank, concedes the many benefits of a nation that provides universal access to pre-school, healthcare, and college
I love it when right wing ignoramuses preach socialism and communal cooperation without knowing it.
Depending on what the definition of “Socialism” is, the “Socialism” of the USSR and Maoist China was brought about by force and not by the Ballot Box, Soviet-style Socialism of public ownership of the means of Production has proven a failure, but there are sectors of the economy such as Natural Resources and Public Utlities that should be Publically Owned.
In a “One Person, One Vote Democracy”, the vast majority of people who are essentially Wage Slaves dont have an economic interest in voting for policies that only help the Rentiers.
A great read on how to adapt socialism for the 21st century by Richard D. Wolff, a professor of economics and leading voice on transforming workplace democracy. Follow him and his syndicated radio show Democracy at Work for more.
One emerging and promising new socialism for the 21st century focuses on worker co-ops.
We need to do away with capitalism and bring about Democratic Socialism and start spending the wealth.
We live in a nation that has been taught to believe the way to riches is hard work. If this were the truth, then every hard working American would be incredibly wealthy, since this is the richest nation on earth. Are we seeing through the lie yet?