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…




The Seattle Minimum Wage and Prices

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 8,000 likes and 3,400 shares.  This meme tries to shoot down the argument that raising the minimum wage results in price increases, by pointing to Seattle and their $15/hr…


Did Bernie Sanders Bailout Wall Street?

Courtesy of Being Libertarian, with over 1,300 likes and 680 shares.  This meme attempts to portray Bernie Sanders as a hypocrite for condemning Wall Street, while also voting for bailouts.  Specifically, it relates to the…


The Gender Pay Gap Myth That Won’t Die

We’ve all heard it.  “Women make 77 cents for every dollar a man does”.  Or 79 cents, or 80 cents; the meme changes slightly each year, but the implication remains.  Women are getting less for doing…


Do Six Corporations Control 90% of the Media?

Courtesy of The Other 98%, with over 33,000 likes and 13,000 shares.  This is a popular meme repeated over the last several years.  Depending on the meme, it’s six corporations, or sometimes only five that…


Patents and the Polio Vaccine

Courtesy of Mental Floss, with over 18,000 likes and 5,300 shares.  This meme is generally shared as an indictment on capitalism, to show how the polio vaccine was created without concern to profit, contrasted with…