SOCIALIZING OUR DEMOCRACY by Harry W. Laidler
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A new appraisal of Socialism"" -- and a challenge to anyone interested in reading the steps by which our democracy might be averted from Fascism toward a form of Socialism, of what that would involve, of how it would affect our economic, social and political set-up. The author gives the historical background of successive cycles in economic history, the reasons for the collapse of capitalism, the arguments against another attempt to put capitalism back in the saddle, and a convincing exposition of the potentialities of a socialized democracy. He answers the questions most often raised:- how would industry be made to pay, what would be the guarantee of security, what changes would there be in our system of education, what effect would it have on the family, on artistic effort, what would be the incentives to effort, and so on. A fresh approach, and one that carries conviction. Clearly and forcefully presented. Carefully documented.

Pub Date: May 8th, 1935
Publisher: Harper