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Although the prose risks circumlocution from page to page, Nichol's account of the prominent and respectable role of socialism in America is a dramatic, compelling story that... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Steven Woods
America's roots are firmly planted in socialism. In The "S" Word, John Nichols helps remove the scales from our eyes so we can recognize the significance of actual historical... Read morePublished 11 months ago by AZ Rocky
We've had most of the tenants of a social democracy, but we won't admit it. We are backsliding on most of it though. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Steve Ley
Socialism: The "S" word?
Suspicious? Uh, no.
Subversive? Hell, no!
Mr. Read more
John Nichols has written a persuasive case that socialism is as American as apple pie. From the forgotten radical economics of founding father Thomas Paine and the utopian... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Stuart C Elliott
russia, germany, italy, china, north korea, vietnam, cambodia, ethiopia etc, all fell under the sway of the power of the state (socialism/progressivism) over the people. Read morePublished 19 months ago by EAJ
Such a topic of Socialism and how it truly relates to American politics is often omitted from popular discourse. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mandy
The author makes some really interesting points, but fails to back them up with the proper footnotes. The chapter on Marx and Lincoln was especially lacking.Published 19 months ago by Babysan
As always Nichols displays a crisp, engaging and thorough analysis of his subject. I learned a lot and recommend it highly.Published 21 months ago by Bruce