A Case for Socialism in 2016

The problems of modern capitalist society are evident to any observer regardless of political leanings. Economic crises punctuate the dream-world of the bourgeoisie with a regularity only matched by the receding of the tides. Underneath this superficial crisis lies a more hidden permanent crises, an interdependent matrix consisting of soaring relative inequality, increasing unemployment, environmental degradation… Continue reading A Case for Socialism in 2016

Informed Discretion: The Case for Education in 2016

In a letter dated September 28, 1820, Thomas Jefferson said the following: “I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education.” Continue reading Informed Discretion: The Case for Education in 2016