Death of the Millennial Left: Interventions 2006-2022

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Death of the Millennial Left: Interventions 2006-2022

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The Millennial Left, facing the War on Terror, the Great Recession, the Arab Spring and the Occupy movement, and the Black Lives Matter protests, as well as the Presidencies of Obama and Trump and the political discontents expressed by them and by Bernie Sanders, Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn, SYRIZA, et al, was tasked with the struggle for socialism in the core of global capital. It failed to even attempt this task. In the essays collected here, spanning the Millennial generation's many agonies, Chris Cutrone cuts through the accumulated legacy of failures that the Millennials inherited from the Left of the 20th century and that blocked their view of the socialist politics needed to turn the crisis of neoliberal capitalism into a struggle to overcome capitalism. A critique of the history of the recent and current Left, the book is also a lesson in politics: the politics marking the 21st century and the absence of Marxism informing the Left as much as the Right. It is essential reading for anybody interested in a socialist politics of freedom.

ISBN: 9798986788463

ISBN-10: 9798986788463

Publisher: Sublation Media

Publication Date: 06/30/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 06/09/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 280

Language: English

Categories

History & Theory - General

Political Ideologies - Radicalism

Political