socialism http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4506/all en AP, Fortune, Other Media Overlook Communist Imagery in Taco Bell Attack on McDonalds http://mrc.org/articles/ap-fortune-other-media-overlook-communist-imagery-taco-bell-attack-mcdonalds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Outlets reference dystopian ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Divergent’ movies rather than socialist state. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kuap4wIGSLg" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Many in the liberal news media again demonstrated their inability (or unwillingness) to identify communism when they see it. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/ap-fortune-other-media-overlook-communist-imagery-taco-bell-attack-mcdonalds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Government Media Advertising advertising campaign Communism Fast Food gulag marketing McDonald's propaganda short film socialism soviet-era Taco Bell Video Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:11:05 +0000 julia.seymour 48555 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Ed Schultz Praises Germany: 'Here's Some Good Socialism!' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-ed-schultz-praises-germany-heres-some-good-socialism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz could barely contain himself on Thursday as he gushed over Germany's "socialism." The country officially scrapped&nbsp;<a href="http://www.germanpulse.com/2014/10/01/lower-saxony-becomes-final-german-state-eliminate-university-tuition-fees/">tuition fees</a>&nbsp;and this sent Schultz into a fit of envy: "We need to take a page out of the country Germany. Here's some good socialism for you!" [MP3 audio&nbsp;<a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/2014-10-02-MSNBC-Ed-Schultz.mp3">here</a>.]</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-ed-schultz-praises-germany-heres-some-good-socialism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ed Schultz Germany MSNBC socialism Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:41:43 +0000 scott.whitlock 47291 at http://mrc.org People’s Climate March Gets 4.5 Times as Much Network Attention as March for Life http://mrc.org/articles/peoples-climate-march-gets-45-times-much-network-attention-march-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Broadcast networks also ignore radical anti-capitalists, socialist backers and calls for ‘revolution’ at climate march. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/129470" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Not only did the broadcast networks spent more time on the People’s Climate March, than the March for Life, they portrayed it positively, ignoring all the radicalism promoted by participants.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/peoples-climate-march-gets-45-times-much-network-attention-march-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Energy Environment Media abc Al Gore anti-capitalism cbs climate Climate Change climate march climate summit Extremism hottest year Mark Ruffalo NBC Occupy Wall Street people's climate march radicalism RFK Jr socialism UN Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:44:40 +0000 julia.seymour 47194 at http://mrc.org Four Outrageous Celebrity Supporters of Venezuelan Socialism http://mrc.org/articles/four-outrageous-celebrity-supporters-venezuelan-socialism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hollywood elites praise socialist leaders Hugo Chávez and Nicolás Maduro, but Venezuelans’ revolt. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Liberal celebrities finally did something useful: they proved that it’s easier to support socialism when you have toilet paper and electricity.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/four-outrageous-celebrity-supporters-venezuelan-socialism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Economy Government International Politics celebrity danny glover dictator hollywood Hugo Chavez leadership Michael Moore nicolas maduro Oliver Stone pro-Chavez protest Sean Penn socialism Venezuela world leaders Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:56:03 +0000 julia.seymour 45600 at http://mrc.org HuffPo Live Celebrates OWS on Two-Year Anniversary http://mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-celebrates-ows-two-year-anniversary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Interviews reveal occupiers’ extremism that was often ignored by news media. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">On the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, protesters once again gathered in New York City to protest. Agenda items included puppet theater and calls for a “Robin Hood” tax on Wall Street.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-celebrates-ows-two-year-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media Politics Taxes Anniversary anti-capitalism capitalism class warfare Communism Extremism huffington post huffington post live occupier Occupy Wall Street protest radicalism robin hood tax socialism Wall Street Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:46:38 +0000 julia.seymour 44511 at http://mrc.org Rumsfeld: ‘Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Improve the Lives of Their Fellow Citizens’ http://mrc.org/articles/rumsfeld-entrepreneurs-and-business-owners-improve-lives-their-fellow-citizens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> George W. Bush’s Secretary of Defense defends capitalism, slams socialism in his new book. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Former Secretary of Defense and CEO, Donald Rumsfeld has a brand new book focused on business, politics and more.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/rumsfeld-entrepreneurs-and-business-owners-improve-lives-their-fellow-citizens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Economy Government Media attacks on capitalism book business cabinet members capitalism capitalism: a love story CEO cynthia magnunson Donald Rumsfeld entertainment free markets greed hollywood leadership Michael Moore Milton Friedman NFIB rumsfeld's rules Secretary of Defense self-interest selfishness socialism Wall Street Mon, 20 May 2013 14:59:48 +0000 julia.seymour 43620 at http://mrc.org This May Day: Media Fail to Acknowledge Any Downside of Socialism http://mrc.org/articles/may-day-media-fail-acknowledge-any-downside-socialism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More than 100 million deaths because of socialism, networks ignore them </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Philosopher George Santayana once said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In regards to socialism, the media has turned a blind eye to the <a href="http://www.victimsofcommunism.org/about/">more than 100 million victims</a> of the ideology. In fact, May 1 actually marks a <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/may/01/may-day-history-international-workers-day">socialist holiday</a> – International Workers’ Day, or May Day.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/may-day-media-fail-acknowledge-any-downside-socialism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government marxist May Day obama socialism Wed, 01 May 2013 13:26:00 +0000 dan.gainor 43434 at http://mrc.org At the end of the tunnel http://mrc.org/cartoons/end-tunnel <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2468" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI%20Light%20Tunnel.jpg?1362695064" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">March 6, 2013 - 5:21pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Economy Government cartoon economy Europe glenn foden Humor international obama politics socialism US Thu, 07 Mar 2013 22:24:24 +0000 julia.seymour 42856 at http://mrc.org NY Times Reporter: US Should Back Up Pride in 'Family Values,' Require Paid Family Leave http://mrc.org/biasalerts/ny-times-reporter-us-should-back-pride-family-values-require-paid-family-leave <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Time</em>s personal finance reporter Tara Siegel Barnard would love the U.S. to embrace Europe's cradle-to-grave safety net mind-set, lumping America with apparently inferior countries like Liberia, Suriname and Papua New Guinea for the sin of not offering paid maternity leave. Barnard made the argument in Saturday's Business section, in her first column since returning from maternity leave, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/your-money/us-trails-much-of-the-world-in-providing-paid-family-leave.html?pagewanted=all">In Paid Family Leave, U.S.</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/ny-times-reporter-us-should-back-pride-family-values-require-paid-family-leave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Family Leave socialism Tara Siegel Barnard Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:41:41 +0000 clay.waters 42737 at http://mrc.org NYTimes Reporter: US Should Back Up Pride in 'Family Values,' Require Paid Family Leave http://mrc.org/articles/nytimes-reporter-us-should-back-pride-family-values-require-paid-family-leave <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Time</em>s personal finance reporter Tara Siegel Barnard would love the U.S. to embrace Europe's cradle-to-grave safety net mind-set, lumping America with apparently inferior countries like Liberia, Suriname and Papua New Guinea for the sin of not offering paid maternity leave. Barnard made the argument in Saturday's Business section, in her first column since returning from maternity leave, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/your-money/us-trails-much-of-the-world-in-providing-paid-family-leave.html?pagewanted=all ">In Paid Family Leave, U.S.</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nytimes-reporter-us-should-back-pride-family-values-require-paid-family-leave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Family Leave socialism Tara Siegel Barnard Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:28:34 +0000 clay.waters 42733 at http://mrc.org Former Times Economics Reporter Mistrusts Free Market: "Health Care And Profits, A Poor Mix" http://mrc.org/articles/former-times-economics-reporter-mistrusts-free-market-health-care-and-profits-poor-mix <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Can you imagine a columnist writing "Food and Profits, a Poor Mix?" Eduardo Porter's "Economic Scene" column for Wednesday's <em>New York Times </em>Business Day was similarly titled: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/business/health-care-and-pursuit-of-profit-make-a-poor-mix.html?ref=todayspaper ">Health Care And Profits, A Poor Mix</a>."<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Eduardo_Porter_3.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="248" width="247" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/former-times-economics-reporter-mistrusts-free-market-health-care-and-profits-poor-mix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Eduardo Porter Free Market Health Care socialism Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:43:31 +0000 clay.waters 42188 at http://mrc.org NBC: Chavez Reelection 'An Emotional Moment in History' for Supporters http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-chavez-reelection-emotional-moment-history-supporters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In Caracas reporting on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez winning an "unprecedented third term" for Monday's NBC Today, reporter Kerry Sanders seemed to be swept up in the excitement: <strong>"For Chavez's supporters, his reelection is an emotional moment in history. Fireworks filled the skies as a street party continued well into the early morning hours. A Chavez victory, say supporters, means his brand of socialism is here to stay."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2012-10-08-NBC-TDAY-Sanders.mp3">the audio</a></em>]</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-chavez-reelection-emotional-moment-history-supporters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Hugo Chavez Kerry Sanders NBC socialism Today Venezuela Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:49:58 +0000 kyle.drennen 41453 at http://mrc.org Europe Sweeps http://mrc.org/cartoons/europe-sweeps <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2532" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI-Handout.jpg?1343856098" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 1, 2012 - 5:18pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Economy Government International economy Europe Greece handout Italy Olympics socialism spain Wed, 01 Aug 2012 21:21:40 +0000 julia.seymour 40781 at http://mrc.org 'Devout Capitalist" and NYT Editor Bill Keller Defends ObamaCare Against GOP 'Lies' http://mrc.org/articles/devout-capitalist-and-nyt-editor-bill-keller-defends-obamacare-against-gop-lies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Former <em>New York Times</em> executive editor Bill Keller's Monday column defended Obama's embattled health-care law against Republican "slurs" and "lies," in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/16/opinion/keller-five-obamacare-myths.html?pagewanted=all ">Five Obamacare Myths</a>." And Keller calling the Democratic-slanted "truth squad" FactCheck.org "impartial" won't do much for his credibility among conservatives, even if he does call himself a "devout capitalist."<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Keller_7_12_12_0.JPG.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" he</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/devout-capitalist-and-nyt-editor-bill-keller-defends-obamacare-against-gop-lies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Bill Keller Health Care obamacare socialism Mon, 16 Jul 2012 19:26:59 +0000 clay.waters 40648 at http://mrc.org ObamaCare Unconstitutional? That's Crazy Talk! http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/obamacare-unconstitutional-thats-crazy-talk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 25, No. 7 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/April22012_0.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=789588" title="April22012.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>No One Seriously Thinks ObamaCare Is Unconstitutional</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/obamacare-unconstitutional-thats-crazy-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc cbs CNN MSNBC NBC New York Times NPR obamacare socialism Supreme Court Sun, 01 Apr 2012 20:04:52 +0000 rich.noyes 39703 at http://mrc.org