On the left?

“But what would it mean to escape “the economic aspects of liberalism”? Would it mean merely high wages; universal health care and education; a right to housing; strong labor unions?

To be clear, I am in favor of all of those things.”

Peter Frase, What it means to be on the left, Jacobin

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Naomi Klein interviews Jeremy Corbyn

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Is social democracy facing extinction in Europe?

One of the more surprising aspects of Labour’s strong performance in the UK’s general election is that it came at a time when social democratic parties have experienced falling support in other countries across Europe. Davide Vittori asks whether the exceptionally poor results of parties such as the French Socialist Party in recent elections herald the end of social democracy as we know it in Europe.

FULL ARTICLE HERE in LSE EUROPP blog

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violence of austerity

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Martyrdom, the Apocalyptic Bible, and Bob Crow in Rojava

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Democratic Socialists of America

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Caracazo

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Decolonising revolutions: the Haitian revolution

Professor Gurminder Bhambra on how taking the Haitian revolution seriously would enable us to transform our understandings of democracy in the present

 

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Protesting Trump’s administration

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Romania protests, Feb 2017

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