The Observer

Some criticism leveled at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is warranted. Some is definitely not.

AOC: The Bigger Picture

April 9, 2019

As an American conservative and a European liberal, we hold different political convictions, but we both agree the criticism Ocasio-Cortez receives is trivial.

The banks of Wall Street, located in New York's Financial District, epitomize the capitalism that represents U.S. economics.

No, We Shouldn’t Embrace Socialism

November 14, 2018

Economics aside, the very concept of socialism, even “democratic” socialism, is immoral.

A T-shirt design meant to disparage socialists from Karl Marx to Bernie Sanders. (COURTESY OF LIBERTYCADRE.COM)

Redefining Socialism: Bringing Hope Back to the Democratic Platform

November 7, 2018

We need to start redefining the way the left is viewed in America. The primary term that needs a new definition is socialism.

Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) supporters along with trade unionists shout slogans and wave flags during a protest rally in Amritsar on September 7, 2010, part of a nationwide strike. A strike called by trade unions and left parties in India to protest against rising prices and alleged anti-labour policies crippled life in the country.   AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

For Organized Labor, India Points the Way Forward

September 29, 2016

By JOHN McCULLOUGH Opinions Editor On Sept. 2, between 150 and 180 million Indian workers walked out of their jobs carrying red banners and calling for, a...

Jeremy Corbyn campaigning in Margate on September 5th 2015. The growing popularity of Bernie Sanders in the U.S. and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition in the UK indicates a shift in public opinion away from a strictly capitalist economy. (PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRIS BECKETT VIA FLICKR)

Socialism is Not as Evil as We May Think

October 6, 2015

By JOHN MCCULLOUGH Contributing Writer Three months ago, Jeremy Corbyn was almost denied entry into ...