Lsherm: Everybody loves socialism as long as you get more than you're giving.
tenpoundsofcheese: So? There are "republicans" who like socialism. After all, there were "republicans" who voted for 0bama.
jigger: Communist_Manifesto: Seriously, how would I start a company that competes with Wal Mart?How did Wal Mart start?
Communist_Manifesto: Socialism doesn't sound scary when it's described as workers owning shares in the companies they work in.
Communist_Manifesto: I like to get people on the socialist side by asking if they think owning shares in the company they would motivate them to do a better job. Most agree that it would, rationalizing by saying that of course they would work harder because their fate is now more directly tied to how well the firm does. Socialism doesn't sound scary when it's described as workers owning shares in the companies they work in.
FarkedOver: If you want a better understanding of Socialism go to open meeting. I know the Socialist branch that I am member of has open meetings constantly about a wide range of economic and/or social issues. We encourage people to attend.DO NOT go to ISO meetings or CPUSA meetings.
Sergeant Grumbles: Epoch_Zero: I too support Anarcholisnism.I think if people are confused about actual Socialism and Communism, they're even more confused about Anarchism.They think it means something to do with punk rock and complete disregard for all laws, in my experience.
Epoch_Zero: I too support Anarcholisnism.
Surool: When you tell republicans about how the police, fire, roads, medicare and social security checks are all socialism, then they realized they've loved it all along.
Spanky_McFarksalot: I'm really not sure what Americans associate with socialism,
Lionel Mandrake: unlikely: This just in: Some people still don't understand the difference between Socialism and Communism.Hell, a significant number of douchebags don't know the difference between Stalinism and socialism. Or fascism and socialism.
mrshowrules: milk comes from cats
vpb: GOP definition of socialisim: Any system that seeks to establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty for someone other than me. See: bad.
unlikely: This just in: Some people still don't understand the difference between Socialism and Communism.
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