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Gone Fishing

November 24, 2011 by

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Marxists and the Gradualists

November 23, 2011 by

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In the 1840s the term communism came into use to denote loosely a militant leftist form of socialism; it was associated with the writings of √Čtienne Cabet and his theories of common ownership. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels later used it to describe the movement that advocated class struggle and revolution to establish a society […]

Short History of Socialism

November 22, 2011 by

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Socialism, general term for the political and economic theory that advocates a system of collective or government ownership and management of the means of production and distribution of goods. Because of the collective nature of socialism, it is to be contrasted to the doctrine of the sanctity of private property that characterizes capitalism. Where capitalism […]

Internet Organizing

November 21, 2011 by

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The Social(ist) Network is established as a nonprofit political organization. Posting a political opinion on facebook is meaningless personal act. But, posting a political opinion from the Social(ist) Network onto facebook is a political activity. Be a virtual political activist by using the Social(ist) Network. Editorial Note: This following was originally published on tikkun.org in […]

What We Can Learn From Evangelicals’ Failures … and Successes

November 20, 2011 by

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Editorial Note: This following was originally published on tikkun.org in January 2010. By Harriet Fraad Conservative evangelical groups create a collective vision and connection while celebrating capitalist success as God’s blessing. They provide some of what people desperately need and the Left ignores, such as strong verbal support for important work in the home and […]

American Depressions Series: What Can We Do?

November 19, 2011 by

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Editorial Note: Socialist Agenda is running a week-long series. The series was originally published on tikkun.org in January 2010. By Harriet Fraad The current disaster did not just happen with the recent burst of the stock market and housing bubbles. Americans somewhere knew for a long time that we could not pay our credit card […]

American Depressions Series: The Drugging of America

November 18, 2011 by

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Editorial Note: Socialist Agenda is running a week-long series. The series was originally published on tikkun.org in January 2010. By Harriet Fraad The fifth tributary that helped to create our deluge of disaster is both a cause and an effect of America’s social breakdown. This is the numbing of Americans with psychotropic drugs. In 2006, […]