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Socialism Versus Nature

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2023
From The Right
Environment, Socialism, Nature, Capitalism
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

"Greed of the fossil fuel industry" is "destroying our planet," says Sen. Bernie Sanders. Young people agree. Their solution? Socialism.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says socialism creates "an environment that provides for all people, not just the privileged few."

"Nonsense," says Tom Palmer of the Atlas Network in my new video.

Palmer, unlike Ocasio-Cortez and most of us, spent lots of time in socialist countries. He once smuggled books into the Soviet Union.

What he's seen convinces him that environmental-movement socialists are wrong about what's "green."

"We tried socialism," says Palmer. "We ran the...

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