Socialism

UBI As Salaried Citizens, Not A Gift

The universal basic income (UBI) should compensate citizens for taking part in civic life. It isn’t a gift from the ...

The ‘Political Ideals’ Of Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell, Political Ideals

Bertrand Russell opposed imperialism, war, and logical fallacies through his writing and activism. He lived from 1872 ...

Organizing The Precariat: Who Are They? What Are Their Demands?

Class consciousness, working class, working poor, Banksy

The precariat are the new proletariat. The writings of Karl Marx still apply to them as a subjugated class whose labor ...

“No, Socialism Isn’t Just More Government” with Chris Maisano

The fourth and final lecture in Jacobin’s ABCs of Socialism lecture series saw Chris Maisano, an NYC union staffer ...

“Is Socialism Just a Western, Eurocentric Concept?” with Nivedita Majumdar

The third Jacobin and Verso sponsored lecture on The ABCs of Socialism addressed the charge that Socialism is a Western ...

Why Human Nature Is Not A Barrier To Socialism

“Does Human Nature Make Socialism Impossible?” is the question posited in the second ABCs of Socialism lecture. ...