the Case for Socialism

Tony Cliff said that the case for socialism takes less than 2 minutes to understand - a mere glance at the world and the way it is divided into the filthy rich and the desperately poor makes that case immediately. This series of articles explains the ideas of socialism in the tradition of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Luxemburg and Trotsky - ideas that can explain the world in a way that no other ideas can. Enjoy.

I. Capitalism - crises and contradictions
II. Marxism - scientific socialism
III. Q & A
IV. Other Political Ideas
V. Socialists and Organization
VI. Miscellaneous Essays

About the author: Pham Binh is graduate of City University of New York Hunter College. He can be reached at