[Marxism] Goodbye Revolution?

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Apr 15 07:07:49 MDT 2019


By Tim Horras

In the wake of the disastrous 2008 financial crisis, class consciousness 
has taken hold of elements of the working class in the United States. 
This has led to the reemergence of explicitly socialist politics among a 
small but influential strata of young people.

A majority of the socialist movement follows the lead of a revitalized, 
21st century social democratic reformism. This broad current, as 
expressed ideologically by the journal Jacobin and organizationally by 
the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), holds several political 
coordinates in common. They include: the centrality of participation in 
elections; the efficacy of running candidates under the ballot line of 
the Democratic Party; and the supposedly “revolutionary” character of 
reforms.

full: https://regenerationmag.org/goodbye-revolution/



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