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It’s the socialism episode! The COMMENTARY podcast dissects the appeal of modern “democratic socialism,” explores its agenda, identifies its historical antecedents, and, ultimately, diagnoses its...
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For some on the right who sold books, sat behind microphones, or crafted the themes that GOP candidates deployed on the campaign trail, one word...
Bernie Sanders

That’s the thing about socialism: It can accomplish miracles so long as you leave the details out.

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The scourge of socialism did not slide beneath history’s waves on Christmas Day 1991, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of...
Keynesianism

“[S]ometimes you have to prime the pump,” President-elect Donald Trump told TIME Magazine reporters when asked if Republicans in Congress would support his $1 trillion...
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Economics is an inexact science, to put it mildly. One reason, of course, is that so many economists have ideologies and defend them rather than...
IRS scandal

On April 29, 1995, socialism died. Tony Blair killed it. It was Britain’s young, fresh-faced Labour Party leader who led the charge to finish what Margaret...
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Upon initial inspection, Bernie Sanders’ near monolithic appeal to America’s youngest voters is perplexing. Why would the first generation of the 21st Century gravitate toward...
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Bernie Sanders has never made a secret of his affinity for socialism. He’s always been a fan of alternatives to free market capitalism, in fact,...
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On Saturday night in Nevada, Hillary Clinton restored some order to the Democratic presidential race. Though polls were indicating that the contest with Bernie Sanders...

Bernie Sanders is running for president. Bernie Sanders will never be president. These two facts, taken together, represent good news for Hillary Clinton in a...

There is a remarkable expression of market economics in the Mishnah, the Jewish law book, in the discussion of fast days, and it’s worth revisiting...