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NSP Reading Series: Four Futures
Feb 17, 2018

Date February 17th, 2018

Location: Boise State University, Student Union, Farnsworth Room

Time: 4:00 PM

Join Boise DSA and NSP for a reading of Peter Frase’s Four Futures: Life After Capitalism!

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One thing we can be certain of is that capitalism will end. Maybe not soon, but probably before too long; humanity has never before managed to craft an eternal social system, after all, and capitalism is a notably more precarious and volatile order than most of those that preceded it. The question, then, is what will come next. Rosa Luxemburg, reacting to the beginnings of World War I, cited a line from Engels: “Bourgeois society stands at the crossroads, either transition to socialism or regression into barbarism.” In that spirit I offer a thought experiment, an attempt to make sense of our possible futures. These are a few of the socialisms we may reach if a resurgent Left is successful, and the barbarisms we may be consigned to if we fail. – Peter Frase

Four Futures


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