Join Haymarket Books for the NYC launch of Danny Katch’s Socialism, Seriously
Saturday, October 3 at 7pm
Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center
172 Allen St
Trains nearby: B/D (Grand), F (Delancy), J/M/Z (Essex)
More info and RSVP on Facebook.
“Danny Katch has done the impossible: he makes socialism sexy. Socialism… Seriously is eye-opening, inspiring, and funny. Warning to all Democrats, Republicans, and libertarians: this book might turn you into a closet socialist.”
—Judah Friedlander, World Champion
Opinion polls show that many people in the U.S. prefer socialism to capitalism. But after being declared dead and buried for decades, socialism has come to mean little more than something vaguely less cruel and stupid than what we have now. That’s not exactly going to inspire millions to storm the barricades.
Danny Katch brings together the two great Marxist traditions of Karl and Groucho to provide an entertaining and insightful introduction to what the socialist tradition has to say about democracy, economics and the potential of human beings to be something more than being bomb-dropping, planet-destroying racist fools.
Check out Socialism… Seriously at Haymarketbooks.org.
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Danny Katch is an activist and humorist often accused of not knowing the difference. He writes a regular column for SocialistWorker.org and his articles have appeared in Truth-Out, ZNet, and the New York Daily News.
Katch is the author of America’s Got Democracy! The Making of the World’s Longest Running Reality Show and has contributed to Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America and 101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History. Yes, he knows he has a problem with overly long titles and he’s working on it.