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Frontiers of Philosophy in China

Front. Philos. China    2014, Vol. 9 Issue (3) : 350-357     https://doi.org/10.3868/s030-003-014-0030-0
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The Next American Revolution? Reflections on Gar Alperovitz, What Then Must We Do?
David Schweickart()
Department of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
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Abstract

Marx is concerned with theory that not only interprets but also changes the world. A central issue is thus the transition from capitalism to communism, a topic rarely considered by critics of capitalism today. An important exception is Gar Alperovitz, who, although eschewing the word “communism,” argues that we need “a new system” and sketches a transition strategy for moving “beyond capitalism.” This paper elaborates and evaluates this strategy

Keywords crisis      capitalism      revolution      transition      evolutionary reconstruction     
Issue Date: 23 September 2014
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David Schweickart. The Next American Revolution? Reflections on Gar Alperovitz, What Then Must We Do?[J]. Front. Philos. China, 2014, 9(3): 350-357.
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http://journal.hep.com.cn/fpc/EN/Y2014/V9/I3/350
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