Let’s talk democratic socialism, already

posted by
November 7, 2011
In These Times
by Maria Svart  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"'There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.' With all the right-wing hoopla about how President Barack Obama is waging class war, you might be surprised to learn that Warren Buffet said these words in 2006. The billionaire investor was acknowledging 30 years of a widening income gap -- but I’ll go a step further. I believe that unfettered capitalism is inherently undemocratic and that human action can significantly democratize our political system. That’s why I’m a socialist." [editor's note: At least unlike many 'progressive' pundits, she's honest about it - SAT] (11/07/11)


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