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Socialism in America Is Closer Than You Think

Gar Alperovitz

In this article for The Nation, our co-founder Gar Alperovitz writes:

At the core of the traditional socialist argument has always been the judgment that democratic ownership of the nation’s wealth—and especially what Marx called the “means of production”—is essential. The question of ownership, however, has rarely been mentioned in conventional political debate. The traditional socialist idea of “nationalized industry” is beyond the pale, and the vast majority of progressives have so far avoided discussing alternatives to the statist socialist model... Read full article.