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The Socialist Imperative reviewed in Against the Current

The Socialist Imperative: From Gotha to Now

The Socialist Imperative: From Gotha to Now
224 pp, $24 pbk, ISBN: 9781583675465
By Michael A. Lebowitz

Reviewed by Karin Baker

“I read plenty of articles, short and long, on all sorts of topics, but—I hesitate to mention this to ATC readers—I rarely read full length nonfiction books. But those by Michael A. Lebowitz, including his recent The Socialist Imperative, have been an easy exception. It is a pleasure and a relief to read theory that has such practical application to the questions socialists must address in our work to transform the world. ¶ While not attempting to draw a blueprint for socialism, often scorned as impossible because an alternative system can only emerge through the struggles of those who bring it into being, still Lebowitz’s writing provides both glimpses of another world that could be, and some guidelines about how to make it work….”

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