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Whatever happened to municipal socialism?.

David Whitham

Whatever happened to municipal socialism?.

by David Whitham

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Published by Middlesex Polytechnic in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Final year dissertation submitted in part fulfilment of the degree of MA Industrial and Social History.

ContributionsMiddlesex Polytechnic. Faculty of Humanities.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 113p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13933943M

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Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism is a fantastic, under-appreciated book that talks about capitalism and socialism in the context of modern First World societies oriented around technology and the service sector. It also devotes a whole chapter to discussing the origins of socialist thought via Marx, 18th. JOHN S. McCORMICK and JOHN R. SILLITO Socialists in Power: The Eureka, Utah, Experience Americans today think socialism strange, alien, and irrelevant. As Michael Harrington noted in a issue of In These Times: "Socialists in this country are dismissed as either totalitarians, or as nuts, marginal people, or dilettantes" (2). The.

  Much cleaner than today’s already very clean-running cars – because of the clean-burning nature of CNG. They may even run cleaner, in the aggregate, than so-called “zero emissions” electric cars – which may not emit emissions at their nonexistent tailpipes but the utility plants that burn oil and coal to produce the electricity that powers them most certainly do produce lots of. Municipal socialism refers to various historical—and contemporary—movements to use local government to further socialist aims.


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Inthe year Eugene V. Debs polled 6 percent of the Presidential vote, Socialists held 1, offices in cities, including 79 mayors in 24 states. As late asthey elected 32 state legislators. Inthey elected Meyer London to Congress and made important gains in the municipal elections of.

Recently, municipal socialism has seen a comeback in the city of Preston: which was brought to notoriety by The Economist 's piece on the topic. The New Statesman has also called the policies of the town "new municipalism" and "community wealth building" alongside that of municipal socialism.

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This analysis he situated in a wider appreciation and understanding of the ways in which local government, as part of the wider local state, was being restructured from without and from within.

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