What Should Socialism Mean in the 21st Century

  • March 5, 2020
  • Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L140
  • Downtown
  • 800 University Ave
  • Madison
  • Madison, WI 53706
  • Phone: (608) 263-3412

“Socialism” is back! For decades the word was considered an embarrassment—a despised failure and relic of a bygone era, rightly consigned to the historical dustbin. No more! Today, politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez wear the label proudly and win support, while organizations that espouse it attract new members in droves. But what exactly do they mean “socialism”? However welcome, enthusiasm for the word does not by itself translate into serious reflection on its content. What does or should “socialism” signify in the present era?

Join us at this talk to hear the possible answer!

  • Times: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM