The New Socialist Handbook: Everything You Need to Know About Why It Matters Now

October 31, 2020
The New Socialist Handbook: Everything You Need to Know About Why It Matters Now

Learn the core principles of socialism -- one of theworld's most misunderstood ideologies -- with this easy-to-followguide for today's political conversation.From Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign to AlexandriaOcasio-Cortez's Green New Deal, the U.S. is witnessing a leftwardshift that hasn't been seen for decades. But how many Americanstruly understand socialism and socialist principles? The NewSocialist Handbook is a simple way to learn about this politicalsystem and bear witness to its current movement with an educatedand informed mind. It discusses topics such as:Different types of socialism (democratic socialism vs. socialdemocracy vs. eco-socialism, etc.);How socialism became a dirty word;Which countries are socialist or have socialist programs;The way socialism exists in the U.S. today (Medicare, SocialSecurity, etc.);Socialist suggestions for today's issues (healthcare,infrastructure, economy, etc.);What can you do to bring about change? (getting involved inpolitics, educating yourself, demonstrating, etc.)Perfect for the engaged voter or the armchair politicalscientist, pundit, enthusiast, or anyone simply looking to get abetter intellectual grasp on socialism, The New Socialist Handbookgives meaning and definition to the commonly misunderstood. AuthorDan Tucker breaks down these topics in a clear, accessible way andwithout a political slant. Readers will come away with a betterunderstanding of the history of socialism and what it means in ourworld today.