Simply declaring for ‘socialism’ isn’t enough

https://jacobinmag.com/2019/03/sam-gindin-socialist-planning-models

https://redfortyeight.com/2019/03/07/a-new-view-of-left-history/

https://redfortyeight.com/2019/03/06/echoes-of-our-dmnc-would-jacobin-publish-a-version-of-our-dmnc-obvious-not-why-we-need-to-say-what-socialism-will-look-like/ https://redfortyeight.com/2019/03/06/lo-the-lowly-debugger-remorphing-incrementally/

We have commented several times on this interesting article but in the final analysis it makes clear that the left has no real platform and suffers a core incoherence that in effect goes all the way to the refusal of Marx to specify what he projected for the future. This article, like most of the marxist left, can’t make up its mind where it stands on key issues and is stuck at the stage of ‘analysis interminable’. Continue reading “Simply declaring for ‘socialism’ isn’t enough”

Revolutionary Green…//This Historical Moment Demands Transformation of Our Institutions. The Green New Deal Won’t Do That. 

This is a cogent critique of the GND but we should also consider that where the yellow vests ended in some confusion over ecological versus working class issues, the GND, with its stated intent (cf. such figures as AOC) to embrace/combine ecological and socialist legacy issues provides exactly the mix/upgrade needed. The ‘new deal’ aspect is really a ‘social democratic’ signature and a ‘revolutionary Green’ movement might step in to recompute socialism as a green movement.
Our DMNC should expand to a ecological ‘green democratic market neo-communsim’: GDMNC
Almost all the projects of the GND fit like a glove into the larger formulation…

Source: This Historical Moment Demands Transformation of Our Institutions. The Green New Deal Won’t Do That. | Green Social Thought