IN THE REVIEW

The Reasons Why

Why Is There No Socialism in the United States?

by Werner Sombart, translated by Patricia M. Hocking and C.T. Husbands
The American working class has never produced a genuinely mass-based political party of its own. In this it is different from the working class in every other advanced capitalist country. Yet there was a time when bitter struggles between American labor and capital—more acute than those in many European countries—seemed …