Social possession may be public, collective or cooperative ownership, or citizen ownership of fairness. There are many types of socialism and there’s no single definition encapsulating all of them, with social possession being the widespread component shared by its numerous forms. First, we call ourselves socialists as a result of we’re proud of what we are. Second, it doesn’t matter what we name ourselves, conservatives will use it in opposition to us. Anti-socialism has been repeatedly used to attack reforms that shift power to working class people and away from company capital.
What ought to scare them is not social-welfare spending on the much less lucky. The original Jacobin piece is obvious that, within the estimation of its authors, the left should not be content material even when it achieves progressive goals such as universal entry to health care, greater education, and housing. But even regardless of these attacks on … Read More