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Greek Marxists vs. the IMF

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

It was all so predictable. The Marxists in Athens did what Marxists do: They ramped up the rhetoric. Yes, the IMF became a "criminal syndicate," certainly not the type of organization that the current Greek government would dare to pay. As for the IMF, it drew a line in the sand after realizing that it had been way too lenient and generous with Greece.

Argentina Shows Greece There May Be Life After Default

Joseph E. Stiglitz | Posted 07.01.2015 | World
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Defaults are difficult. But even more so is austerity. The good news for Greece is that, as Argentina showed, there may be life after debt and default.

Europe's Attack on Greek Democracy

Joseph E. Stiglitz | Posted 07.01.2015 | World
Joseph E. Stiglitz

European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and the answer is not pleasant: it is about power and democracy much more than money and economics.

The Incompetent Greek Government, Not Its Creditors, Pushed the Economy off the Cliff

Pierpaolo Barbieri | Posted 06.29.2015 | World
Pierpaolo Barbieri

BUENOS AIRES -- Athens in 2015 will become like Buenos Aires in 2001. Greeks now face the prospect of prolonged capital controls, severe political unrest and eventually a confiscation of ordinary citizens' savings to finance a government's withdrawal from the world.

Sorry Republicans But Jesus Was a Marxist

Dan Arel | Posted 12.03.2014 | Religion
Dan Arel

Jesus was clearly a Marxist, not by name, but by ideology. He sought tirelessly to end poverty, to feed and house the needy and to heal those in need.

Don't Call Us Marxist Because We Critique Capitalism -- Call Us Christian

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.14.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In response to critics who label him a Marxist, Pope Francis is taking a page from the famous Seinfeld scene: No, my critique of capitalism is not because I'm a Marxist (not that there's anything wrong with that) -- it's because I'm a Christian.

Pope Francis Responds To Marxist Accusations

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

In a new interview with the Italian newspaper La Stampa, Pope Francis responded to allegations that he is a Marxist, after he recently criticized 'unf...

Pope Francis: The War on Poverty vs. the War on Christmas

Shannyn Moore | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

I like the new guy, Pope Francis. He's not perfect, and neither is the institution, but this guy's a rebel. I think Jesus -- you know, the guy who chased the investment bankers out of the temple -- would like him too.

Mao Tse-Tung May Not Be The Author Of His 'Little Red Book'

The Independent | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

Mao Tse-Tung's "Little Red Book" is the closest thing to a bible that Marxist-Leninist, materialist and atheist Chinese society can have. ...

China Reporter Training: Certification System To Require Marxist Theories Of News

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China will toughen requirements for reporters by launching a new certification system that requires training in Marxist and communist theo...

The Return Of McCarthyism: Hysteria In Action On The Right (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE 9/22/09*** I haven't found another embeddable version yet, but sharp-eyed reader Mark points out that you can watch the video here. ***UPDA...

The Chinese Come Calling

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

The Chinese Communists invaded Washington on Monday demanding not that we sacrifice our freedoms but rather that we balance our budget.

Think Again: Chiller, Socialist Theater

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

In conservative world, this administration is leading a march on socialism. Just last week alone, Media Matters counted more than 143 mentions of the word "socialism" on the cable news shows.

This Election, Plates of Human History Will Shift

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Hughes

As November 4th approaches, voters are determining if they want to be an integral part of history, or on the wrong side of it. Forces are at work beyond description, like some divine hand pushing us forward.

Trying to Help This Country Makes Obama a Good Candidate, Not a Socialist

Tracy Lea Carnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tracy Lea Carnes

Canada has a form of democratic socialism yet I don't see them suddenly amassing an army and marching across the border to impose their health care system, crazy accents, and Moulson beer on us. Inflicting Celine Dion on us was enough.