In May, an Illinois man emailed firstname.lastname@example.org with a plea: Graduate students at the University of Chicago were going on strike, and he wanted Bernie Sanders’ presidential team to help. “I’ve been super inspired by seeing the Bernie campaign support similar actions,” he said.
“If there is going to be class warfare in this country, it’s time that the working class of this country won that war.”
“We are facing a climate emergency that requires a massive and immediate federal mobilization.”
He should be defending, if possible, his usage to real socialists!
But this strategy,whether intended or not, is actually promoting the real thing, sort of: we should become more and more open about a true socialist transition, and be clear enough to reseed ideas of the expropriation of private property…
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the self-described “democratic socialist” who has been in second place behind former Vice President Joe Biden in many recent polls on the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, often finds himself defending and explaining his use of the word “socialist.”