Bailing Out the System: Reformist Socialism in Western Europe, 1944-1985

October 30, 2020
Bailing Out the System: Reformist Socialism in Western Europe, 1944-1985

In his book, Bailing Out the System: Reformist Socialism inWestern Europe: 1944-1985, Ian Birchall examines the history ofEuropean social democracy and its practical and theoreticallimitations, and highlights the superiority of revolutionarysocialism. First published in 1986 to address many of the argumentsand debates of the time, Birchall’s book continues to hold valuablelessons for today.