The Prospects for Socialism, 100 Years After the Russian Revolution

At a time of rising income and wealth inequality, the egalitarian goals of socialism seem quite compelling. But if the production system is allowed to remain capitalist, socialism will confront formidable challenges. How then can we square the circle? Members of Culinary Workers Local Union 226 outside the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas. Credit: Reuters […]

Stephen Colbert Burns Donald Trump Jr. for His Halloween ‘Socialism’ Tweet

Stephen Colbert fired shots at Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday night, after the President’s son posted a Halloween photo of his daughter that stated he would give her candy away to “teach her about socialism.” Colbert mocked Trump Jr.’s tweet: “Yes, it’s never too fresh to teach guys the danger of sharing.” “On Halloween, guys […]

Donald Trump Jr. jokes about Halloween socialism, and Twitter lets him have it

(Credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew) It was only appropriate that Donald Trump Jr. joked on Twitter Tuesday that he would teach his daughter a lesson about the tenets of socialism. The whole point of trick-or-treating, after all, is that children get free candy from their neighbors. In Trump-like fashion, however, the president’s eldest son stated he […]

Trump Jr. jokes of swiping daughter’s candy ‘to teach her about socialism’

Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of President Donald Trump, cracked that he planned to swipe half of his 3-year-old daughter’s Halloween candy Tuesday because it’s never too “early to teach her about socialism.” “I’m going to take half of Chloe’s candy tonight & give it to a few kid who sat at home. It’s never […]

J.K. Rowling Burns Donald Trump Jr. Over His Halloween Socialism Lesson

The author J.K. Rowling has added her voice to those mocking Donald Trump Jr. for his Halloween “joke” about socialism. On Tuesday night, Don Jr. tweeted a picture of his little daughter, Chloe, dressed in a police uniform and morosely displaying a bucket with a few candy at the bottom. “I’m going to take half of […]