30 March 2016
By Morgan Buckley
USA Today College
"The tattooed, T-shirt-wearing former national co-chair of the
Socialist Party USA once called Bernie Sanders’ record “imperialist.”
“Bernie Sanders seems to advocate more of a social democracy,”
Soltysik says. “It’s an expanded social safety net based upon the
welfare state, maybe more like what we see in Scandinavia, whereas
socialism starts with worker control over the means of production,
community control and full democratic participation. They are very
Soltysik says capitalist societies simply can not foster true equality. And now, more than ever, he thinks change is imperative.
“With the science of climate change, we really don’t have time to
spend on reforming capitalism or greening capitalism” Soltysik
says. “The planet is literally telling us it cannot hold a capitalist
society or economic system. Change has to happen now.”"