The Bernie Sanders campaign is successfully turning this election into a discussion that’s putting capitalism on trial and presenting “socialism” as an alternative. While this certainly doesn’t mean the public is becoming intellectualised with scientific socialist theory, it does mean that a significant amount of the public is embracing “socialism” as an American value and, as Lenin expressed nearly a century ago, this is an essential step in building class-consciousness. If circumstances continue to develop on this path, the public pursuit of “socialism” will become mainstream; open discourse will naturally lead to the prevailing of scientific socialism. By whatever means, let’s encourage and engage discussion about Socialism!
Communist Party of Texas