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Socialist seeds

Politics | A socialist revolution may not be imminent in the United States, but the ideology is getting a surprising boost ahead of midterm elections
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/13/18, 01:56 pm

Three months before democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, stunned politicians by defeating a 10-term incumbent in a Democratic primary in New York, Nicanor Ochisor, a cabbie in his mid-60s, stunned his family by committing suicide in his garage in Queens.

Ochisor, a taxi cab driver for nearly 30 years, had been dismayed by plunging profits in recent months, and his son said his father was distressed over losing significant business to the ride-sharing company Uber. Ochisor was the fourth New York City cab driver to kill himself in five months.

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Papal and presidential pressures

News analysis | End-of-August news: Rome, Caracas, New York, Washington
by Marvin Olasky & Jamie Dean
Posted 8/30/18, 12:27 pm

“He knew from at least June 23, 2013, that McCarrick was a serial predator. … Pope Francis must be the first to set a good example for cardinals and bishops who covered up McCarrick’s abuses and resign along with all of them.”

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Identity politics

Politics | How the growing socialist movement could shape the Democratic Party
by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/16/18, 05:35 pm

A majority of Democrats prefer socialism but not capitalism, according to a Gallup poll published Monday, and rumblings by Democrats have led to speculation about the future of their party.

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