Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why I am a Socialist. #occupy

I originally publish this at By Common Consent on February 2, 2010 with the title “Socialism!” I refer to myself as a socialist for a number of reasons. In one sense, it is empirically accurate. In a discussion a few … Continue reading

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“Why Socialism?” by Albert Einstein

Why Socialism? by Albert Einstein Note: This abridged version of Einstein’s essay is what I assigned in American Heritage at BYU-Idaho. I assigned the entire thing at BYU. Einstein makes case that I find appealing and one which addresses the … Continue reading

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Cornel West on Occupy Wall Street

Princeton Religion Professor and African-American Studies Professor Cornel West is not a particularly great philosopher. However, I consider him to be a great social prophet. See the link below: Cornel West on Occupy Wall Street: It’s the Makings of a … Continue reading

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Sleep Now in the Fire. Occupy!

An anthem for the occupation:

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