By Larry Bell ~
As avowed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., noted last month at the Democratic National Convention, “We have come a very long way in five years.”
Saluting his success at moving Democrats away from more centrist views, he said, “Many of the ideas we fought for, that just a few years ago were considered radical, are now mainstream.”
So what has changed?
As far as the sharp leftward progressive shift toward socialism is concerned, quite a lot.
The Deconstruction and Replacement Capitalism:
Modern progressives decry and ignore true progress made possible through capitalism – not government – as the driving force behind the most remarkable decline in global povertyever witnessed in history.
In many parts of the world where extreme poverty conditions prevail, it is not because capitalism has failed, but rather because access to benefits of capitalism don’t exist.
Where given a chance, capitalism is…
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