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The Socialist Manifesto : Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality - Bhaskar Sunkara

The Socialist Manifesto

Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality

Hardcover Published: 30th April 2019
ISBN: 9781786636935
Number Of Pages: 288

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The success of Jeremy Corbyn's left-led Labour Party and Bernie Sanders's 2016 presidential campaign revived a political idea many had thought dead. But what, exactly, is socialism? And what would a socialist system look like today?

In The Socialist Manifesto, Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of Jacobin magazine, argues that socialism offers the means to achieve economic equality, and also to fight other forms of oppression, including racism and sexism. The ultimate goal is not Soviet-style planning, but to win rights to healthcare, education, and housing and to create new democratic institutions in workplaces and communities. The book both explores socialism's history and presents a realistic vision for its future. A primer on socialism for the 21st century, this is a book for anyone seeking an end to the vast inequities of our age.

About the Author

Bhaskar Sunkara is the founder and editor of Jacobin, which he launched in 2010 as an undergraduate at George Washington University. He has written for the New York Times, Le Monde, VICE, and the Guardian. Sunkara lives in Brooklyn, New York.

ISBN: 9781786636935
ISBN-10: 178663693X
Audience: BAG
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 30th April 2019
Publisher: Verso Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.9  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.46

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