Why Socialism? Albert Einstein DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-050-01-1998-05_1 Keywords: Socialism, History, 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 1998-05-01 Issue Vol. 50, No. 1: May 1998 Section Reprise Please see here for reprint requests.