In the hunter/gatherer society, there was rarely any king. It was most often very democratic and socialist. The tribe was loyal to each other. But the tribe was at most 150 people. Around the number limit where the brain can view that many people as fellow trustworthy humans and remain altruistic. It is the limit…Read More Even Republicanism had its violent periods / After School Democracy ep 20
David: If you’re like me, Louis, you’re probably into some of these different reality shows that are on TV, and the ones I’m specifically talking about are ones like, for example, “Flying Wild Alaska”, and there’s “Ice Road Truckers”, “Gold Rush Alaska”, so on and so forth. And… you’ve heard of these? Louis: I’ve heard…Read More Alaska Reality Shows Get Sarah Palin Socialist Tax Credits
Welcome back to the David Pakman show. I am Benjamin Dixon filling in for David. While he is away on vacation, I want to share an image on your screen. Take a look at this. This is an image, a graph that was made by, um, the Washington examiner, which is a right wing rag.…Read More Socialism Is on the Rise in America
Okay. Let’s take some phone calls at (617) 830-4750 and see what’s on people’s minds. Um, why don’t we start today with our color from the two five two area code. Who’s calling today from two five two? Yeah. Hey, how you doing? You said your name is Keenan? No, GI. Deon. Deon. Okay, good.…Read More Caller: What’s Wrong with Nationalism?
Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. The effects of the election earthquake of November 8 are still rumbling across the political landscape. Today we begin a two-part look at the future of America’s political parties. First, the Democratic Party: Can the so-called party of government flourish when it no longer pulls the levers of congressional…Read More Will the Democrats come back? — with Jeane Kirkpatrick (1994) | THINK TANK
the other thing I want to share with you is the third way me Democratic Leadership Council hero for junior I saw him on TV today he is to be the head to the DLC and the Democratic Leadership Council used to be basically the corporate-owned democrats they were the shells for Wall Street in…Read More The Third Way? No Way!
So Turkey has now struck Kurdish targets in Northeastern Syria according to a new report. Now when we say, as I just discussed with you, uh, we all want to be out of Syria, but if we just bail Turkey will attack the Kurds. It’s not a hypothetical political consideration. It’s not some random way…Read More Within Hours of Trump Bailing, Turkey Attacks Kurds
Hey David, can you explain what dog whistles are in politics? This is a good question. We talk about dog whistles all the time. Oh, with Trump, we’ve talked about America first and nationalism and all these different things as being dog whistles. What do we mean by that though? So dog whistles are coded…Read More Dog Whistle Politics Explained