|This publication features analysis of the theory of socialism, the historical
experiences of revolution and the features of capitalism that make socialism
an urgent necessity.|
Table of Contents
I. Why socialism? A goal and a program for victory
II. The development of socialist ideas
- The first modern socialists:
utopian? The means, not the goal
- The Communist Manifesto: A guide
to changing the world
- The 'dictatorship of the
proletariat:' How can the working class defend its revolution?
- The goal of socialism: Peace and
equality amid plenty
III. Historical experience and socialist revolution
- Rebellion and the need for
- What difference can a socialist
- Don't stop with reforms! Reaching
beyond the existing social order
- Anarchism: What is militancy
without a winning program?
- Socialism and the legacy of the
IV. Burning issues: Why Socialism?
- The absurdity of capitalist
overproduction: A glut of homes in a sea of homelessness
- Dismantle the racist prison
- Eradicating the scourage of
racism from U.S. society
- Can sexism be eliminated under
- Insuring the rights won by the
V. En espanol: Por que el socialismo?