Socialism As It Is

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William English Walling's work is described as a prosyndicalist view of the American Socialist movement. At the time of the original publication, Socialism was growing into a viable political and lifestyle idea. It was also considered by 1920 to be the fastest growing political party in the U.S.
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Overview

William English Walling's work is described as a prosyndicalist view of the American Socialist movement. At the time of the original publication, Socialism was growing into a viable political and lifestyle idea. It was also considered by 1920 to be the fastest growing political party in the U.S.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781406559996
  • Publisher: Dodo Press
  • Publication date: 10/26/2007
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction ix
Part I "State Socialism" and After
Chapter I. The Capitalist Reform Program 1
Chapter II. The New Capitalism 16
Chapter III. The Politics of the New Capitalism 32
Chapter IV. "State Socialism" and Labor 46
Chapter V. Compulsory Arbitration 66
Chapter VI. Agrarian "State Socialism" in Australasia 85
Chapter VII. "Equality of Opportunity" 97
Chapter VIII. The "First Step" towards Socialism 108
Part II The Politics of Socialism
Chapter I. "State Socialism" Within the Movement 117
Chapter II. "Reformism" in France, Italy, and Belgium 131
Chapter III. "Laborism" in Great Britain 146
Chapter IV. "Reformism" in the United States 175
Chapter V. Reform by Menace of Revolution 210
Chapter VI. Revolutionary Politics 231
Chapter VII. The Revolutionary Trend 248
Part III Socialism in Action
Chapter I. Socialism and the "Class Struggle" 276
Chapter II. The Agricultural Classes and the Land Question 300
Chapter III. Socialism and the "Working Class" 324
Chapter IV. Socialism and Labor Unions 334
Chapter V. Syndicalism; Socialism Through Direct Action of Labor Unions 354
Chapter VI. The "General Strike" 387
Chapter VII. Revolution in Defense of Civil Government 401
Chapter VIII. Political and Social Revolution 416
Chapter IX. The Transition to Socialism 426
Notes 437
Index 447
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