Capitalism Versus Democracy

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Capitalism Versus Democracy — Democratic socialists have often claimed that democracy fits better with socialism than with capitalism.

Wendell Berry’s Pacifism: Part II, 1970-2013

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Walter Moss: In his 1968 anti-Vietnam-War speech Berry mentioned the claim that we are a Christian and a democratic country, but that he found “nothing in the Gospels or in the Declaration of Independence or in the Constitution to justify . . . our slaughter of women and children.”

What Is Progressivism?

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Walter Moss: What unites us, as it did the early Progressives, is resistance to–in Muir’s memorable phrase–“trying to make everything dollarable.”

True Patriotism: Veterans Day Reflections

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Walter Moss: The best patriotism involves not just love of country, but also valuing compassion, justice, equality, freedom, toleration, and inclusiveness.

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