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From Socialism to Populism and Back

Socialist congressional cand. Bernie Sanders posing in front of a pic of socialist labor organizer Eugene V. Debs. (Photo by Steve Liss/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Like training a helper monkey to use a butcher knife — that’s what the Economist crowd thinks about calls to democratize the economy. And with that overriding fear, polite liberals on both sides of the Atlantic have used the “populist” label to blur the line between Sanders and Corbyn on one side promising “the impossible” […]

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