Socialism Today

In this episode, The Annex discusses current socialist thought. We ask about current views on the meaning, politics, and practical implementation of socialist reforms.


David Calnitsky is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario. David has recently published work on basic income programs in Social Problems, Canadian Review of Sociology, and soon in the Socio-Economic Review.Twitter: @DavidCalnitsky

Daniel Denvir is a Visiting Fellow in International and Public Affairs at Brown University’s Watson Institute, and host ofJacobin’s podcast, The DigTwitter: @DanielDenvir

Michael McCarthy is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Marquette University. His recent book is Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal (2017, Cornell). Twitter: @its_mccarthy

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

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