A Vote for Socialism

Like Christianity, It's Never Been Tried

Despite the excitement surrounding this year’s presidential primaries, American democracy is in big trouble. Sen. John McCain has served his country bravely and on occasion he shows commendable independence. Sen. Barack Obama provides a welcome voice for national unity after decades of partisan wrangling and government paralysis.

But, given the scale of our national problems, personal integrity, bipartisan civility, and inspiring appeals...

The remainder of this article is only available to paid subscribers.

Print subscribers to Commonweal are entitled to free access to all premium online content. Click here to purchase a print subscription, or if you’re already a print subscriber, register now for premium access.

Online-only subscriptions provide access to all premium online articles for just $34/year or $2.95/month. Click here to subscribe.

Registered users, please log in below:

Topics: 

Share

About the Author

David O'Brien is University Professor of Faith and Culture at the University of Dayton.