Political Education"Socialists Don't Want to Destroy Liberalism. We Want to Go Beyond It."
Monday, November 23rd 2020 at 7 PM (Weekly event!)
Zoom Call (please RSVP for meeting link)
BuxMont DSA Steering Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join BuxMont DSA each Monday at 7:00pm for our weekly virtual political education program! Each session will include a live reading of a relatively short, accessible article or other piece of media that encourages us to think strategically about the challenges socialists face in our struggle to build a better world. Because we read articles aloud together, interspersed with open discussion, no homework is necessary!
This week, we will read Matt McManus’s essay “Socialists Don’t Want to Destroy Liberalism. We Want to Go Beyond It.” in Jacobin Magazine. We will discuss the ideological continuities and discrepancies between liberalism and socialism and their historical relationship. We will ask ourselves what relationship (or antagonism) socialists should have to liberalism and to liberals today in order to best advance a project of real equality and democracy, not just in principle. Prepare for debate on McManus’s thesis and headline! 🌹