Morality, Reality – And Peace

Morality, Reality – And Peace

Can there be a “foreign policy” for socialists? In a world not of their making or choice, have socialists anything to offer but a moral stance?

Against the harsh realities of world politics, morality might seem to be the least effective of instruments. Yet a certain kind of “close engagement” with realpolitik may prove to be a way simply of succumbing to the disasters of power, a form of crackpot realism.

At a moment when no other defense has yet been d...

Socialist thought provides us with an imaginative and moral horizon.

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