I’ve been working on this essay for quite a while. Here we are in the midst of electing a new president and it’s as though socialism only exists as what Obama doesn’t want to be accused of being. Well, he isn’t. But it still shocks me that our battle continues to be not to lose rights we thought we’d won long ago, rather than how we can move forward. Capitalism, on a global scale, is falling apart, but is a socialist alternative seriously considered? Rarely.
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(A Spanish translation of this article will be available soon.)