Bernie Sanders’ “Political Revolution” VS A Real Socialist Revolution by Danny Katch

Bernie Sanders - Caricature

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by Danny Katch
socialistworker.org
November 4, 2015

Bernie Sanders is calling for revolution on a regular basis during his campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination. But what does he mean by a “political revolution” and what would it take to actually achieve one? Danny Katch, author of Socialism…Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation, provides some answers.

“READY TO start a political revolution?”

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The Looting Class and its Hoarded Gold by Danny Katch

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by Danny Katch
socialistworker.org
October 8, 2015

Every time layoffs are announced or vital government benefits are slashed, we’re told that there is no alternative because the money isn’t there. But this is a bald-faced lie, explains Danny Katch, author of Socialism…Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation.

DOUGLAS, ARIZONA, is a town on the Mexico border with 17,000 people and now no hospital.

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The Specter That Still Haunts Capitalism by Danny Katch

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Dandelion Salad

by Danny Katch
socialistworker.org, Sept. 8, 2015
September 10, 2015

Despite being declared dead and buried for decades, recent opinion polls show that almost a third of Americans prefer socialism to capitalism. Socialism beats capitalism outright among people in their 20s, low-income people of all ages, and especially among African Americans and Latinos. But while the idea of socialism is in the air, what it means is vague to most people, and how to achieve it even more so.

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The Socialist Alternative to a World of Injustice by Danny Katch

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by Danny Katch
socialistworker.org, Sept. 4, 2014
September 6, 2014

Occupy May Day 2012

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Is there an alternative to a world of wars, racist violence, poverty and suffering? Danny Katch, author of the e-book America’s Got Democracy! and the forthcoming What Is Socialism? makes the case for why you need to be part of the struggle for a different world. The International Socialist Organization is holding public forums on this and other topics around the country this fall. Ask your local ISO chapter for more information. Continue reading

Obama is Not a Socialist — Meet the Real Socialists by Danny Katch

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by Danny Katch
SocialistWorker.org
December 11, 2013

Socialism

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SPEECHES THAT go down in history do so for different reasons.

Mario Savio’s call to students to throw themselves on the “gears of the machine” during the Berkeley Free Speech Movement in 1964 conjures the best of the moral outrage of that era. Sojourner Truth’s biting question “Ain’t I a woman?” conveys the impossible position that Black women still hold at the intersection of two different forms of oppression. Continue reading