Social Democrats Versus a GOP in Search of an Ideology

In the struggle between the two major political parties, the advantage goes to the one that can articulate that for which it stands. Democrats today have the advantage.Today's Democrats resemble the Fabian Society born in London in 1884.  William Clarke wrote the Preface and lead essay in the 1908 edition of The Fabian Essays In Socialism.  He recited the group's objective: The Fabian Society consists of Socialists.  It therefore aims at the reorganization of society by the emancipation of land and industrial capital from individual and class ownership, and the vesting of them in the community for the general benefit. In this way only can the natural and acquired advantage of the country be equitably shared by the whole people ... The society, further, works for the transfer to the community of the administration of such industrial capital as can be managed socially.   Clarke and the Fabians believed that "social transformation must be gradual" and...(Read Full Article)