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by Michael Harrington
Socialism: Past and Future. Harrington starts with a dictionary definition: socialism is the public ownership of the means of production and distribution. There is no express discussion of the meaning of public in this context.
The author of The Other America-which remains a classic nearly 30 years. Socialism: Past and Future. However, it is implicit that it could be some variation of society or the state.
Socialism: Past and Future is prominent thinker Michael Harrington’s final contribution: a thoughtful, intelligent, and compassionate treatise on the role of socialism both past and present in modern society. He is convincing in his application of classic socialist theory to current economic situations and modern political systems, and he examines the validity of the idea of visionary gradualism in bringing about a socialist agenda. He believes that if freedom and justice are to survive into the next century, the socialist movement will be a critical factor.
Michael Harrington, co-chairman of the Democratic Socialists of America and . 'I see Michael Harrington as delivering the Sermon on the Mount to America,'' Mr. Kennedy said at that event.
Michael Harrington, co-chairman of the Democratic Socialists of America and author of ''The Other America,'' which helped to encourage the Federal Government's War on Poverty, died of cancer of the esophagus Monday at his home in Larchmont, . He was 61 years old. Except for Norman Thomas, the Socialist Party's leader and longtime candidate for President, Mr. Harrington was probably the most visible spokesman for Socialist ideals in the United States. In the book, he outlined a socialist future that could create a new, progressive society.
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Edward Michael Harrington Jr. (February 24, 1928 – July 31, 1989) was an American democratic socialist, writer, author of The Other America, political activist, political theorist, professor of political science.
He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 24, 1928, to an Irish-American family.
Книг от Michael Harrington:21. On learning his cancer was inoperable, renowned intellectual Michael Harrington simply asked the doctors to keep him alive long enough to complete a summary statement of the themes I had thought of throughout an activist life. And they did. Socialism: Past and Future is prominent thinker Michael Harringtons final contribution: a thoughtful, intelligent, and compassionate treatise on the role of socialism both past and present in modern society.
The author of The Other America discusses the evolving nature of socialism, examining its past, present, and future and discusses the work of Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and others.
If one is going to be a socialist, Michael Harrington’s variety is perhaps the best kind to be. Before his premature death from cancer this past year, Harrington worked with Dorothy Day to help the poor in New York slums, wrote sixteen books, made a major impact on national policy by calling attention to the scandal of poverty in our midst by his The Other America, and brought hundreds of disenchanted old left leaders from the thirties and perhaps thousands more. of the alienated new left activists from.
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Publisher: Little Brown & Co; 1 edition (July 1, 1989)
Pages: 320 pages