Why Socialism? Albert Einstein DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-001-01-1949-05_3 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) Published 1949-05-03 Issue Vol. 1, No. 1: May 1949 Section Articles Please see here for reprint requests.