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The Future of the Left: the case of the United States


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Speaker(s): Professor Eli Zaretsky
Chair: Dr Robin Archer

Recorded on 14 May 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

The US, Zaretsky argues, has always had a vibrant and powerful left in times of crisis. He discusses three such crises: slavery, capitalist industrialisation and the present.

Eli Zaretsky is professor of history at the New School for Social Research and author of Why America Needs a Left.

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