Topic: The American right needs to stop crying wolf

In my latest opinion piece for the Atlantic Sentinel, I argue American conservatives need to stop calling everything left-wing "socialist". Call social democrats extreme, I argue, and voters won't take you seriously when real socialists show up.

Universal health care? Debt-free college? More progressive taxation? That’s not even left-wing in Europe, it’s mainstream.

So it Elizabeth Warren's plan to put workers on company boards.

For real socialism, look to Britain, where Jeremy Corbyn calls for nationalizing industries and lifting regulatory restrictions on trade unions, blames NATO for the Cold War, supports unilateral nuclear disarmament and sympathizes with seemingly every anti-Western cause, be it republican terrorism in Northern Ireland or Hamas and Hezbollah in the Holy Land.

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