Artificial Intelligence and Socialism can be a dead end if it takes us back to Oskar Lange and economic cybernetics - his bringing the market back into socialism proved a technocratic disaster in 20th century.
Building a socialism that goes beyond the market - the type of socialism that Paul Cockshott writes about is the 21st century road to a non market socialism - that is where the future lies.
It also is a realization of the last two hundred years of struggle between a market socialism and a true collective socialism.
Rana Foroohar believes in a reformist capitalism but her work provides much ammunition for a revolutionary transformation of capitalism into socialism.
Understanding Contemporary Capitalism even within its recent cycles is important - preparing for the next crash is a political imperative.