ABCs of Socialism Reading Group – Meeting #1

This will be the very first meeting for our Reading Group on Jacobin’s The ABCs of Socialism! This week will focus on the introduction and basics of socialism. We will be discussing the following sections of the booklet at this meeting so please try and have these read before the meeting (a total of 38 pages):
Introduction – pages 10-11
Isn’t America already kind of socialist? – pages 12-21
Socialism sounds good in theory but doesn’t human nature make it impossible to realize? – pages 30-35
Is socialism a Western concept? – pages 62-69
Will socialism be boring? – pages 128-139

A free PDF copy of The ABCs of Socialism can be found here: https://s3.jacobinmag.com/issues/jacobin-abcs.pdf

We look forward to seeing you there!