Conor Friedersdorf can’t make up his mind about democracy

Reading through Conor Friedersdorf’s latest attack on socialism, I’ve been able to tease out two distinct critiques:

1) First, “minorities would lose if democracy were radically less constrained” under socialism; the virtue of capitalism is that “it frees us from the preferences of the majority” through various “anti-democratic protections” and “anti-dem…

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