Authority and democracy in the United States
Publisher: Root & Branch
Year Published: 1979
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20896
Paul Mattick shows that corresponding to the absence of a socialist movement in America is the absence of fascistic movements as attempted resolutions of extreme class conflict. The complacency of the American working class, however, depends upon continuing capitalist expansion. Thus, the limits imposed by the developing crisis create the possibility of a break with the belief that politics can be safely left to the bourgeoisie.
Abstract: Published in Root & Branch #7