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‘Forward’ into what, Mr. President? The abyss?

Whenever I describe our current president as a Socialist, I am most often greeted with shock. Take for example Obama’s new campaign slogan: “Forward!” This term has always been associated with the European socialist movement.

The official newspaper of the Socialist Party of Germany (SPD) since 1891 has been “Vorw ä rts”, which means Forward in German. Continue reading