Tag: Socialism

Recent Read: “The “S” Word” by John Nichols

I recently finished reading John Nichols’ enligtening short history of socialism in America, The S” Word, which takes the reader on a selective tour of socialists, and those inspired by them, starting from the days of the founding fathers to the present. For those who think that socialist thinking is something alien to the U.S.,

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Money or Ethics? They are the same thing some times it seems

There are all sorts of debates in economics about whether behavior can be explained in economic terms and a recent essay in Le Monde brought these back to mind in an interesting and funny way. The author, Didier Porte (photo below) is a French humorist and media personality. In the piece he recounts getting a

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