Left Forum 2013: Imagine Living in a Socialist USA

Imagine what life would be like if capitalism was overthrown in America, if we replaced it and were able to live in a genuinely socialist society. Imagine a society of ecological sanity, material abundance and social equality, a society where social relations were premised on human solidarity, not capitalist exploitation and human competition, where people are not set against each other, where production for profit, driven by private greed and accumulation of capital, has given way to production for public use. The first panel is an indictment of American capitalism and presentations intended to inspire hope: The panelists imagine multiple aspects of the new world: art, health care, housing, food, emotional life, sexuality, racism, criminal justices, law, religion, education, science... read more
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Left Forum 2013: Imagine Living in a Socialist USA