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The Nation's Top 'Progressives' - and Socialists and Communists

Staberdearth Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 7:24 AM
Penn State reveres this man, Robeson everywhere. Right up there with Graham Spanier, the pervert! Oh, and by the way, I am a PSU 77 grad... Sometimes you just have to police your own house!
The left-leaning magazine The Nation has published a list of what it deems America’s all-time, most influential progressives. The list, which you can review for yourself , is very revealing.

For starters, it’s fascinating that The Nation leads with Eugene Debs at number 1. Debs was a socialist. It was 100 years ago this year, in 1912, that Debs ran for president on the Socialist Party ticket.

Today’s progressives get annoyed if you call them socialists. Well, why is a pure socialist the no. 1 “progressive” on The Nation 's...