Why Socialism? Albert Einstein DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-061-01-2009-05_7 Keywords: Socialism, Marxism Abstract Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is.This article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) HTML Published 2009-05-07 Issue Vol. 61, No. 1: May 2009 Section Reprise Please see here for reprint requests.