Australian Left Review

Article Title

Why I am not a socialist


Leonie Jackson


A personal study of the forces that made me respect and then conversely reject the title “She’s a Good Worker", with particular reference to the part educational institutions have played in inculcating in me the values of capitalist society while at the same time, because of the inherent contradictions at work in these same institutions, perhaps sowing the seeds of an eventual rejection of these same values.