Author: Dan Jakopovich

DAN JAKOPOVICH is a left-libertarian organizer and political writer. He is the main editor of Novi Plamen, the major left-wing magazine on the territory of ex-Yugoslavia.

Revolutionary Unionism: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

THERE IS A CONSENSUS among democratic socialists today that the struggle for deep social change has to somehow reflect the kind of society we want to build, but this remains inseparable from the questions of power, political strength and effectiveness because prefiguration goes beyond the "pure" ethical sphere to include wider issues of ideological/cultural, political and socio-economic hegemony. The revolutionary syndicalist answer to the problem of integral prefiguration represents a specific and important historical (and contemporary) synthesis.