http://darwiniana.com/?s=revolution We can explore an idea related to the notion from the previous post of a gradual transition to socialism. The problem is that the current system isn’t really evolving: a whole century of leftist progress got wiped out and the system has regressed to the worst form of capitalism. However, that trend could go into another reversal, especially given the grim reality of climate catastrophe. The problem of course is the foundational issue of a new constitutional framework but such a transformation is by no means impossible as long as the result produces democratic freedom in a form adapted to postcapitalism. We have suggested a formula that should be highly popular and we must reclaim the term ‘communism’ from its dismal historical record: the legacy of the idea is unusable. In any case, ‘socialism’ is not ‘social democratic’ New Deal-ism.
Our set of suggestions: