Fascinating: ‘Bernie Sanders Calls To Seize the Means of Electricity Production’

A crazy story just came across my desk. A very intriguing story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user Candy_and_Violence titled Bernie Sanders Calls To Seize the Means of Electricity Production is gaining some traction, having got 23 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by inthesetimes.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-23 16:45:40 and has an ID of cub4dd. Here are some thoughts on this so far:

  • “The article is written from a communist perspective, but the topic is one of democratic socialist policy. Communists are general uncomforta… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user Puffin_fan at 2019-08-24 02:09:07. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Is municipally-owned the same as “seizing means of production”?“, posted by the user peppercorns666 at 2019-08-23 21:54:16. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “It’s funny that everyone here thinks this is a hit job when I’m just pretty sure that this is a leftist rag that’s fine with using leftist l… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user FemLeonist at 2019-08-23 19:18:29. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “I don’t agree with Sanders plan but ” Seize the means”? Seriously?“, posted by the user busted_flush at 2019-08-23 18:54:34. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “YES. This is one of the many reasons that I just *hate* choosing between Yang and Bernie, with Warren being my go-to if either of them get k… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user FearMyGod at 2019-08-23 18:13:24. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Just like with the word “socialism”, I don’t think people still fear talking about seizing the means of production anymore, especially if th… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user Toma30330 at 2019-08-23 17:39:26. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “I can’t help but feel like this headline is deliberately trying to be alarmist with its ‘seize the means of production’, conveying some kind… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user iN50MANiAC at 2019-08-23 16:57:36. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “”Together, for-profit utilities and fossil fuel companies have created powerful political-economic machines across the country to solidify t… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user beeperone at 2019-08-23 16:49:28. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.

As this is something deeply important, I am digging deeper into this development and will post an update as soon as we know more.

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