Those who give a simplistic answer stating that capitalism has won the economic debates must understand the realities stated below.
We must not be in the defensive for the ills the Republican trickle-down economy has inflicted on poor & middle-class America. The Republicans must defend its putrid outcome.
Our present economy is failing American & the planet which means it’s failing future generations. Democrats don’t have to answer whether or not they favor capitalism or socialism.
If things are more out of control than previously, how did we get in such a mess? Main answer has to do with a distinct inability.
FDR had his enemies such as many wealthy businessmen, conservative politicians, and the Hearst press, but he knew and understood the common people.
To create a less toxic political atmosphere between the Left and the Right to further the common good, we need less name-calling and more dialogue.