Imagine: living in a socialist USA
Editors: Frances Goldin, Debby Smith, Michael Steven Smith
HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 2014
This book was Frances Goldins idea. She said to us, Im eighty-eight years old. I want to do two things before I die: get Mumia Abu-Jamal out of prison and edit a book about what America might be like if it were socialist.
It is one thing to criticize what is thats easy. But to imagine what might be is not. Even Karl Marx didnt attempt it. But things have changed since the mid-nineteenth century for better and for worse. …