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A new socialism?

October 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Here our idea of virtual revolution seems apt…//Can the Growing Democratic Socialists of America Build a New, Coherent Left Wing?
August 7th, 2017 ·

Our stance on the DSA is to let it be, as it were, on the grounds that seminal confusions can be a transient vehicle to something like a ‘new left’. Our stance here is obviously far too radical and yet we should nonetheless propose from ‘their’ sidelines a coherent set of perspectives based on our ideas of ‘democratic market neo-communism’, even as we point to the fact that these ‘radical’ groups (as this article makes clear) routinely propose ideas that imply a revolutionary option with ever mentioning the dreaded ‘R word’. The group nonetheless seems to be open to the kind of postmarxism we have discussed but we can see at once (as predicted) that this can result in an eclecticism of concepts that will go nowhere: we can break with the past but we must equal its moments of maximum coherence and then surpass them…

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