Archive for: socialist

Worst. Socialist. Ever.

Worst. Socialist. Ever.

  These past three years were supposed to be the best ever. Things hadn’t been going well for us socialists since the fall of the Berlin Wall, but Barack Obama was supposed to bring us back to greatness. If President Obama is indeed a socialist, I must declare him the […]

 
 

Moderately Extreme: Ideological Flexibility in Latin American Politics

Moderately Extreme: Ideological Flexibility in Latin American Politics

At the turn of the new year, Chile and Brazil seem to be in the best economic shape of all the Latin American nations. That means the two countries are probably run in similar fashion, right? Wrong. Well, sort of wrong. Roughly one year ago, Sebastián Piñera, a conservative businessman […]

 
 

The Rise of the European Far Right

The Rise of the European Far Right

From an outsider’s point of view, the Swedes are an enigma. We label them as the peaceful, progressive folk who appear to merrily oblige the government’s exorbitant income tax (the highest rates remain just shy of 60%) and who offer one of the most generous asylum policies in Europe. Yet, […]

 
 

Talking Heads: Lipton's New Spokesperson

Talking Heads: Lipton's New Spokesperson

From the state of Alaska, a proud mother of five who has shot herself to the forefront of American politics joins WUPR for some one-on-one time. WUPR: Good evening everyone. Please give your warmest welcome to Ms. Sarah Palin, former governor of our 50th state, 2008′s former vice-presidential hopeful, and […]