Articles by

Sam Gindin

Sam Gindin spent most of his working life as research director for the Canadian Autoworkers (now unifor) and is the co-author, with Leo Panitch, of The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire and The Socialist Challenge: Syriza, Sanders, and Corbyn.

Socialism for Realists

For socialists, establishing popular confidence in the feasibility of a socialist society has become an existential challenge. Without a renewed and grounded belief in the possible functioning of socialism, it’s near impossible to imagine reviving and sustaining the socialist project. This essay picks up this challenge by presenting a set of illustrative institutional arrangements and social relations that advance the case for socialism’s plausibility.