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Mayor Bloomberg is an antipopulist, and is thus, unlike Trump, a very polite and subtle authoritarian with alarming indifference to civil liberties and legal limits on his own power.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Unlike in the federal government, some small bits of progress have been made against the regulatory regime at the state level
The term "socialism" properly refers to government ownership of industry and service providers. In this respect, Bernie Sanders has a long record of proving he's a true socialist.
Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
US aid to foreign regimes helps free governments from having to raise funds from their own people. So, the recipients of foreign aid are likely to become less responsive and more corrupt.
Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice Controls
Blinded by their zeal to save the masses from the "excesses" of greedy landlords, politicians are ignoring the regulatory state that keeps housing prices on the rise.
The protest movements by gun-ownership-rights activists in Virginia still faces an uphill battle. But it may be the best battle to choose, since it would be a mistake to put faith in the courts.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism
There's a new kind of capitalism on the scene: "surveillance capitalism." It's drawn attention from across the political spectrum, but Left, Right, and center offer very different solutions to similar concerns.
If Chileans are concerned about inequality, real solutions are likely to be found in combating the central bank and other anti-market institutions.