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A blend of history, analysis, and theory, Understanding Socialism is an honest and approachable text that knocks down false narratives, confronts failures and challenges of various socialist experiments throughout history, and offers a path to a new socialism based on workplace democracy. This audio edition also incudes Richard D. Wolff's bestselling essay Understanding Marxism, which asks the question "Why should we pay attention to the great social critics like Marx?"  

©2019 Richard D. Wolff (P)2021 Tantor

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Very Enlightening

Fantastic book! Good narration. Just over 5 hours, but they give you a lot here. He tells the facts, and myths on Socialism. The history. The good, and the bad. Also, the last hour is Understanding Marxism, which was just as good, and info packed. Pick this up.

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A Good Starting Place

A bit short, but a great 1st introduction ti the concepts and history of Socialism.

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Superb Audiobook

Too often, I find proponents of capitalism straw manning socialism. Even for the staunchest anarcho-capitalist, this book fascinatingly reveals what socialism is- and why it makes sense.