Libertarian Christians should be aware that they are not compromising their beliefs or somehow acting in a way divorced from Christian history and orthodoxy when they do not join illiberal Christians in their quest for power and control over non-believers.
Democratic socialists are committed to destroying the voluntary and naturally-occurring relationships that develop in the marketplace among consenting human beings. They do it through relentless wealth redistribution programs.
Even Marx was forced to admit that workers were not being paid at subsistence levels, and that capitalism led to a rising standard of living for workers. So in order to save his theory, he redefined the concept of subsistence.
Mises explained how the liberal society does not encourage isolation of individuals. In fact, “there is no conflict of interest between society and the individual, as everyone can pursue his interest more efficiently in society than in isolation.”
Industrialization and capitalism finally freed us from the starvation and deprivation of endless centuries of subsistence living. Now socialists in Venezuela have managed to reverse centuries of progress.