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Cal State LA Prof Calls for ‘Black Xmas’ to Disrupt ‘White Capitalism’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 9:00am 12/3/2017 at 9:00am

The left sure knows how to create holiday cheer, don’t they?

Check out this story from Campus Reform:

Prof calls for ‘Black Xmas’ to ‘disrupt’ ‘white capitalism’

A California State University-Los Angeles professor is urging Americans to participate in a “Black Xmas” by divesting from “white corporations” and fighting “White Capitalism.”

In her op-ed for...

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Poll Suggests Majority of Millennials Prefer Socialism to Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 6, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/6/2017 at 1:30pm

These young people should try living in Venezuela for a while. That should solve the problem.

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: Millennials would prefer to live in a socialist country

More than four-in-ten U.S. millennials would prefer to live under socialism than capitalism, according to a new survey by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

When...

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Prof Claims There’s ‘Toxic Masculine Capitalism’ in Disney Film

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8:30am 11/4/2017 at 8:30am

Give progressives long enough and they can find fault in anything.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof bemoans ‘toxic masculine capitalism’ in Disney film

A professor at Florida International University recently argued that the Disney film Beauty and the Beast is rife with “toxic masculinity.”

Bryant Sculos, who teaches politics at Florida International University, argues in an...

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UCLA Conference Will Explore How Capitalism is ‘Persisting Racial Inequality’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/21/2017 at 2:30pm

The abolition of capitalism is one of the core goals of the left. That’s where this comes from.

The College Fix reports:

Daylong conference at UCLA to explore how capitalism is ‘persisting racial inequality’

A workshop taking place today at UCLA will explore topics such as “Diasporas of Racial Capitalism,” imperialism and “settler-colonialism” as...

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UW Madison Now Offering Course on the Evils of Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:30am 6/13/2017 at 10:30am

Will the students who take the course be forced to give up their phones, cars, and modern clothing?

The College Fix reports:

UW-Madison class explores ‘harms and forms of injustice associated with capitalism’

A class at University of Wisconsin-Madison studies how capitalism “generates harms” and “is irrational in ways that hurt nearly everyone,” according...

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Student Government at Santa Clara U. Rejects Pro-Capitalism Campus Club

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:30am 2/8/2017 at 10:30am

Do you think a campus group based on the teachings of socialism would face any scrutiny?

The College Fix reports:

Student government rejects pro-capitalism club: It’s ‘against humanity’ to allow it

Santa Clara University’s student government recently voted to deny a pro-capitalism campus club official recognition, citing the possibility that the group may invite...

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The Invisible Hand delivered your turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/24/2016 at 3:00pm

Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe, November 27, 2003, Giving thanks for the ‘invisible hand’:

Isn’t there something wondrous — something almost inexplicable — in the way your Thanksgiving weekend is made possible by...

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VIDEO: Socialism Makes People Selfish

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:00am 7/22/2016 at 7:00am

The newest video from Prager University is hosted by Dennis Prager himself and is as entertaining as it is enlightening.

For the subject, Prager examines the differences between socialism and capitalism with an eye to the stereotype propagated by many on the left that capitalism makes people selfish.

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Sugar Shortage in Venezuela Forces Coca-Cola to Stop Production

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/21/2016 at 7:30pm

Coca-Cola has become the latest victim of socialism as the company announced it will no longer develop its product in Venezuela.

Without sugar, they can only produce sugar free Coca-Cola. From CBS News:

The Atlanta-based company said in an emailed statement Friday said that its production of sugar-sweetened beverages will be suspended in...

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New Poll Finds Most Millennials Reject Capitalism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:00am 4/27/2016 at 7:00am

According to a new poll conducted by Harvard, a majority of Millennials reject the idea of capitalism.

It’s no surprise that a generation of people who grew up in the era of “everyone gets a trophy” reject the idea of unequal rewards based on hard work. Millennials were educated largely by public...

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Obama: Labels “Capitalism” and “Communism” Aren’t “Practical”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 11:00am 3/27/2016 at 11:00am

President Obama continued his “Spring Break” from America by undermining the foundations of the country’s successful economic system.

After dancing the night away, Obama was addressed the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Town Hall at Usina Del Arte in Buenos Aires, Argentina:

I guess to make a broader point, so often in...

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Conservatives win in … Jamaica

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/27/2016 at 12:30pm

Liberal and conservative mean different things in countries outside the U.S. but in Jamaica, the only party that resembles what we would call conservative is the Jamaica Labour Party.

The website Discover Jamaica describes the JLP this way:

The JLP is considered the more conservative and consistent party and has always espoused the...

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Does Hillary Clinton have ANY core beliefs other than power?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 1:30pm 7/26/2015 at 1:30pm
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Vermont’s “independent” “Socialist” Senator Bernie Sanders may have a lock on the left-wing vote but Hillary Clinton is doing everything she can to stop his rise.

In so doing, the ultimate crony capitalist is demonstrating, once again, that she has no core set of beliefs other than in obtaining power. Hillary is...

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Poll numbers for Pope Francis are not too heavenly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 11:30am 7/26/2015 at 11:30am

Despite the fact that poll numbers are tanking so badly for Hillary Clinton that there is a new movement to draft Joe Biden, it turns out she has some competition for biggest drop in...

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Vice Planning IPO — The Making of a Media Empire?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:30pm 12/17/2014 at 7:30pm

There’s only one man in the world who is in journalism to get rich. That man is Shane Smith, the CEO and co-founder of Vice Media, Inc. 20 years in the making, Smith’s growing media empire has amassed him an estimated $400 million fortune, and according to widespread reports earlier this...

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Anatomy of a Campus Anti-Capitalist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 6:20pm 12/13/2014 at 6:20pm

The opinion of capitalism as the greatest evil known to man is not only the dominant view at Cornell and other college campuses, it is the irrefutable dogma of the mindless droves of the overwhelming majority of faculty and students.

They look at the injustices in the world, at the inequities, and...

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Cities may need to “Kickstart” bankrupt budgets

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 8:30am 10/1/2013 at 8:30am

As a big fan of capitalism, I am fascinated by the concept of crowdfunding, whereby individuals network and pool their money via websites to support potentially profitable enterprises initiated by savvy entrepreneurs.

It’s small-scale venture capitalism!

Perhaps the best known crowdfunding enterprise is Kickstarter, which offers a chance for citizens to directly fund...

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