Winter Discussion Series: Democracy under Capitalism

This winter, the NYC local of Democratic Socialists of America will host a biweekly discussion series on a group of texts addressing a common theme: democracy under capitalism. All local members and anyone else who might be interested is strongly encouraged to attend!

All meetings will occur on Wednesdays at 7:00PM at Au Bon Pain Union Square (6 Union Square East), directly across from the park and all Union Square subway stations. Please RSVP to if you plan on attending a meeting.

January 19
Michael Harrington, Socialism, Chapter 9: Socialist Capitalism

February 2
Michal Kalecki, Political Aspects of Full Employment

February 16
Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson, Winner Take All Politics, Politics & Society 38(2), 152-204.

March 2
Lawrence R. Jacobs & Desmond King (eds.), The Unsustainable American State, Chapter 6: No Class War: Economic Inequality and the American Public by Benjamin I. Page & Lawrence R. Jacobs

March 16
E.E. Schattschneider, The Semisovereign People, Chapter 7: What Does Change Look Like?

March 30
Michael Harrington, Marxism and Democracy