libertarian socialism


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libertarian socialism

n.
A political doctrine that promotes decentralized collectivism as a means of maximizing individual freedom and minimizing the power of the state and of concentrated private wealth.

libertarian socialist n.
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The first volume defines anarchism as a form of revolutionary and libertarian socialism and outlines its main ideas, particularly in relation to the ideas of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, classical Marxism, and economic liberalism.
Early adulthood saw Bookchin involved in various Communist Party organizations, though he soon broke with the Communists, aligning for a time with the Trotskyist movement before moving towards libertarian socialism after World War II.
31) The case to be made now is that it was Mill the vibrating Romantic mystic, more than Mill the rationalist, who was so radically to influence the libertarian strand of political philosophy in Western civilization, and then to suggest how this nourished the concept of libertarian socialism under which we now live.
In the end, though, for all his efforts to make political capital out of the spirit of '68, Mr Horn has to admit that 'self-management-oriented libertarian socialism was nowhere victorious'.
The PT is quite an original party, founded in 1980 by unionists, leftist Christians, and Marxist militants, all convinced that the emancipation of the workers will be the task of the workers themselves and stirred by the desire to invent a different, radical, democratic, libertarian socialism that breaks with the old models of Stalinism and social democracy.
The chapter by Andrej Grubacic on libertarian socialism in the twenty-first century sets a very different tone to that of Chomsky.
During his lifetime this remarkable writer and political militant passed from social democracy through anarchism, syndicalism, to Bolshevism and its Left Opposition to libertarian socialism.
We can see the differences in the approaches bourgeois pacifism and revolutionary libertarian socialism take to the questions of the interpretation of the second amendment to the US constitution on the domestic level and the question of imperialist war on the international level.
Overall, it is essential reading for all those seeking to enrich libertarian socialism in the twenty-first century.
Rocker travelled throughout Germany giving propaganda speeches promoting libertarian socialism.
In its initial years from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, many key personalities of the British New Left sought to employ non-sectarian libertarian socialism to understand the modern world, and Colin Ward was part of this intellectual milieu.
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