Government and Politics

Don’t Be Afraid of The L Word

left-wing-01-www.imjussayin.com_Revisiting 2015

The Anglo-American political right (Conservatives) and the establishment media have created a ‘toxic’ view of left-wing politics (socialism). They accuse the left of espousing a ludicrous fairy tale vision of society based on high taxation and killing aspiration. In reality, the left is simply the politics of equality. I believe in the empowerment, enablement and ennoblement of each citizen. That is the essence of left-wing politics, and why I am a socialist. So, are left-wing policies ‘A ludicrous fairy tale based on high taxation and killing aspiration? [Read More]


2 thoughts on “Don’t Be Afraid of The L Word

  1. Thankfully, I read the full post. Here’s a tip: If you’re expecting an American audience, don’t use “Anglo-American” unless you want many people to take what you write in a White vs. Hispanic context.

    But, going to your basic premise (and yes, ignoring all your specific cases): By and large, we all agree on what the Left wants. The Left just can’t seem to understand that they’ve couched it all in bringing the makers down to raise up takers. This is made even worse by the Left’s fantasy that so many things that require the actions or property of others is someone’s “human right.”

    At least in America, saying that someone has the right to my property or labor is not going to set well.


    1. Hello Jonolan, Thanks for the tip and your comment.

      I was interested in your point ‘Bringing the makers down to raise the takers’. I agree in so far as making the shift does not have to be at the expense of entrepreneurship. I would expect those of us in a comfortable income bracket to pay a little more.

      Most of all, I would love to see corporations pay their taxes. Our public system provides a quality workforce. So, international business should pay taxes so we can maintain that quality.



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