Hosted by the Boston International Socialist Organization
It is fashionable for pundits to declare every so often that Marxism is dead. Their aim “is to doom as impossible a radical, fundamental transformation of existing society.” But you can’t keep a good theory down. The poverty, class inequality, war and environmental degradation that today’s globalized capitalist system creates on an ever-expanding scale raises questions for which Marxism still offers fresh and relevant answers.
The Meaning of Marxism by Paul D'Amato is a lively and accessible introduction to the ideas of Karl Marx, as well as other key Marxists, with historical and contemporary examples. The Meaning of Marxism shows that a “radical, fundamental transformation of existing society” is indeed not only possible, but urgently necessary.
Coming out of the Socialism 2014 Conference, a layer of activists and radicals in Boston have expressed interest in learning and discussing the relevance of Marxist politics today, and the urgency of ISO's revolutionary project. So come join the Boston ISO for a regular, on going book discussion of the Meaning of Marxism this summer. See you there!
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