“A Day in the Life of a Socialist Citizen”

Title“A Day in the Life of a Socialist Citizen”
Year for Search2018
AuthorsSunkara, Bhaskar (b. 1969)
Secondary TitleThe Socialist Manifesto: The Case for a Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality
Pagination5-31, 247-48
Date Published2018
PublisherBasic Books/Hachette
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Essay in which the author compares of precarious life of an average citizen in contemporary capitalist Edison, New Jersey, with such a life in a “slightly idealized version of Sweden” where a eutopian socialist system exists. The title is taken from Michael Walzer’s “A Day in the Life of a Socialist Citizen: Two Cheers for Participatory Democracy.” Dissent (May-June 1968): 243-47, which focuses on the subtitle.

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(b. 1969)

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2018 Sunkara, Bhaskar (b. 1969). “A Day in the Life of a Socialist Citizen.” The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for a Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality (New York: Basic Books/Hachette. 2018), 5-31, 247-48. PSt

Essay in which the author compares of precarious life of an average citizen in contemporary capitalist Edison, New Jersey, with such a life in a “slightly idealized version of Sweden” where a eutopian socialist system exists. The title is taken from Michael Walzer’s “A Day in the Life of a Socialist Citizen: Two Cheers for Participatory Democracy.” Dissent (May-June 1968): 243-47, which focuses on the subtitle.