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Monday, December 9th, 2013

Should the Left celebrate Nelson Mandela?

Over the past few days some have queried the near universal sadness and admiration with which the left is responding to Mandela’s death. His government was to the right of its voters, they point out, and co-existed with rather than challenging neoliberalism. They are right, but miss the point.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

THE STATE OF THE LEFT (IN AMERICA)

I live here, so have to dream. Economist and journalist Doug Henwood (who runs a syndicated radio show, “Left Business Observer”) interviewed one of my favorite left intellectuals, Adolph Reed Jnr., about “The State of the Left...