Socialism

The Democratic Socialism Ultimatum

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 25,000 likes and 44,000 shares.  This meme points to a litany of items that are supposedly examples of democratic socialism, and gives us an ultimatum.  Choose democratic socialism, or…

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Did FDR and Socialism End the Great Depression?

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 46,000 likes and 36,000 shares.  This meme makes several claims about FDR and the Great Depression, some of which are either wrong or very misleading.  We’ll break it down…


What is Democratic Socialism?

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats.  The idea of democratic socialism has become quite popular recently, as presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is a proud, self-described “democratic socialist”.  Sanders and his supporters are quick to point out that…


What Does Socialism Actually Mean?

Courtesy of Americans Against the Tea Party. This meme is implying that North Korea, Nazis, communist regimes, and a guy taking your money with a gun aren’t socialist, while roads, fire departments and healthcare providers…