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Reflections on Socialism

  • Paul Singer
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Abstract

Socialism is a utopia in the strict sense of the word: a vision of society that currently does not exist anywhere. However, it is not a figment of someone’s imagination (like the classic ‘utopias’); it is the result of the struggles of social movements and political parties over the last two centuries, at least. In this sense, it is a utopia under construction, a unifying target of countless struggles for liberation or emancipation.

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  • Paul Singer
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  1. 1.Former Secretary of Solidarity Economy at the Ministry of LaborSão PauloBrazil

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