CAN THE LEFT BE REBUILT?
With Labour Party MP Jon Trickett, March 24, 7pm - Verso
Across the western world the liberal center is in decline — but it is the radical right, not the Left, which stands to benefit.
Why has the Left failed to capitalize on the ongoing systemic crisis? How has it become so divorced from its working-class base? And can the cycle be broken?
Jon Trickett, Labour MP and member of Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet, speaks to Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara.
This event is co-hosted by RLS–NYC and Jacobin Magazine.
Friday, March 24, 7:00-8:30PM
Verso Books, 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, NY
Registration via Facebook page
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The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric Hobsbawm referred to as the “Age of Extremes” was consequently initiated by the events in Russia that obviously had a tremendous impact on the United States as well; especially when it comes to the U.S. perception of revolutions and communism as two determining and “dangerous” factors......
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