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.