Ed Rooksby on Equality
Inequalities of wealth and economic power entail, after all, inequalities in political power. Why doesn't the ambit of democracy – equal liberty amongst citizens to exert control over social processes – extend into the economic sphere? Doesn't equality (and liberty), socialists ask, require economic democracy? This, however, would be incompatible with capitalism. Beyond a certain point, then, the dialectic of struggle for the extension of liberal ideals of liberty and equality becomes a definitely socialist struggle.
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Incidentally, it is amazing the number of socialists who now have 'Comment is free spots' - for example see here, here, here, and here - and I am sure there are plenty of others...