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Reversing the Redistribution of Wealth

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Robbie Gennet

If there was a greater economic balance between rich and poor, people on all points of the spectrum would be much better off.

Socialism? What a Joke! The Rich Are Winning the US Class War: Facts Show Rich Getting Richer, Everyone Else Poorer

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Socialism? What a Joke! The rich and their paid false prophets are doing a bang up job deceiving the poor and middle class. They have convinced man...

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: Hearst Rips Upton Sinclair, As Heywood Broun Warns of 'Fascism'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

William Randolph Hearst was back at San Simeon after an absence of five months and ready at last to select a candidate in the California governor's race. His papers had been crucifying Upton Sinclair for the past month.

From Rage to Civilization

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nigel Hamilton

One of the nice things about blogging on Huff Post is not only can you expound on your chosen subject in more than a soundbite, but you may find yours...

The Tea Party Idea of Freedom Is Anything But

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Larner

"Freedom" means maximizing freedom, the possibility of controlling our own lives, for all. This may sometimes require restricting the freedom of the powerful to control others.

Socialism For Dummies or: Why Obama Isn't a Communist

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

American politics have played out more or less in the staid middle of the broad political spectrum and, for all the noise about 'socialism' and 'communism', still do.

I Want Your Money Is the Anti-Michael Moore Film

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Out of the blue comes a movie titled I Want Your Money. It is the Republican answer to all those Michael Moore movies that drove them crazy.

Don't Got Milk

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Most experts agree that Milk is the ultimate gateway drug. 99% of all heroin addicts began their descent into substance abuse hell by initially succumbing to the temptations of Milk.

Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh Were Wrong About Ex-Polish President Lech Walesa

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover


Tea Party Movement Obsession With Socialism Misses the Cause of Middle Class Plight

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul

It has been capitalism, not socialism, that has led to the dramatic changes in the world economy that have pressured American real incomes and brought middle class America down to where it is today.

Dinesh D'Souza: Funniest Political Writer Ever

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Lux

While Dinesh D'Souza's arguments are too absurd to spend much time on, I do have to stop for a moment to write a little bit about his basic theme, because the entertainment value is just too good.

Hugo Chavez Can't Kill Hope in Venezuela

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fernando Espuelas

With Sunday's election results, it is clear that President Hugo Chavez has been dealt a significant blow by the people of Venezuela.

Reagan's Welfare Queen has Morphed into the Health Care Queen

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Welfare Queens are portrayed as lazy leeches on society, pilfering money from "hard working people's taxes." In any large group, some will take advantage of the system, but that doesn't mean the system should be abolished.

The Importance of Being Hitchens: Get Well Soon, Christopher

Zachary Stockill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Zachary Stockill

Christopher Hitchens has always encouraged his audiences to think, which is the ultimate accomplishment of any writer. I wish him a swift recovery.

Socialism Can Be as American as Apple Pie

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

My quarrel is not with the far-right know-nothings who pop up now and again in American politics. They won't succeed. My aim is to give lie to their fears and fear mongering of Democratic-based socialism.

Obama and the English Language

Stuart Whatley | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

Rather than giving partisan responses to partisan rebukes, Democrats should shift the ideological rubric altogether. One can only wonder at a political environment where deregulation could be labeled as "anarchy".

Smackdown! Obama vs. Hitler!

David Serchuk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Serchuk

Editor's Note: This post is a work of satire. Recently private equity kingpin Stephen Schwarzman said President Obama's plan to raise taxes on, ahem,...

What Kind of Capitalism?

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

We are surely at a crossroads. Like the choices facing America during the Great Depression, we need to rescue capitalism again. But what kind of capitalism will best serve the most people?

Bucking Beck, Episode 1 (VIDEO): Fascism vs. Communism vs. What?

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

2010-08-26-sally.jpg In this first episode, I debunk Beck's claim that communism and fascism go hand-in-hand and are the goals of the progressive movement.

Get Garlic, Silver, and Wood: Gingrich is Back

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

Ladies and Gentlemen, Prof. Newt Gingrich : You know, Nazis don't have the right to put up a sign next to the Holocaust Museum in Washington. We woul...

Republicans: What's Wrong With Being Sweden?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The Regressives in the GOP, who would like their Fox-fed minions and Tea Party zombies to bring us back to a white America that existed around the tim...

We Need a New Language to Provide a Vision for a New Economy

Kevin Zeese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin Zeese

We are at a critical crossroads in history when many tens of millions see the corruption and unfairness of the current economy but do not know what to do about it.

Let the Bush Tax Cuts Expire

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The notion that increasing the tax rate on the richest Americans means the socialist floodgates have been opened is clearly nonsensical, as the rates would return to what was normal for most of the last half century.

Are Conservatives Heartless Villains or Naive Idealists?

Paul David Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul David Walker

Do decisions made based on self-interest result "in better decisions and a more efficient economic system" as Sowell and other conservatives suggest? Not based on recent results.

An Electorate Angry -- At Whom?

Calvin F. Exoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Calvin F. Exoo

The real Mr. Big responsible for the economic and ecological catastrophes that currently beset us is, as usual, in hiding. But a peek at previous man-made disasters will begin to reveal his rap sheet.