Against Fukuyama's predictions, the Occupy movement and the Arab Spring demonstrated that history calls once again for a new beginning beyond the economic, neoliberal, and international paradigms we live in. A number of renowned philosophers (Judith Balso, Bruno Bosteels, Susan Buck-Mors, Jodi Dean, Terry Eagleton, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Ranciere, and others), led by Slavoj Zizek, have began to envision how such beginning would look in communist terms, that is, as a radical alternative.
Certainly, an alternative is needed to US neo-liberalism, but it won't be communism. Socialism is even an unpopular word in the US.
Most conservatives consider the US as a firewall to communism and socialism.
The Estate tax needs to be restored.This should help restore some of the vitality to the middle calls.
However, although Obama is likely to win the presidential election, the House may stay in GOP hands and the Senate is up for grabs according to Intrade.
Why so many communist philosophers? - Opinion - Al Jazeera English
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