Friday, May 5

New Left


Wikipedia - "The New Left was a broad political movement mainly in the 1960s and 1970s consisting of educators, agitators and others who sought to implement a broad range of reforms on issues such as civil rights, gay rights, abortion, gender roles, and drugs, in contrast to earlier leftist or Marxist movements that had taken a more vanguardist approach to social justice and focused mostly on labor unionization and questions of social class. Sections of the New Left rejected involvement with the labor movement and Marxism's historical theory of class struggle, although others gravitated to variants of Marxism like Maoism. In the United States, the movement was associated with the hippie movement and anti-war college-campus protest movements including the Free Speech Movement. In Australia, the New Left was engaged in debates concerning the legitimacy of Heterodox economics and political economy in tertiary education. ..."
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Guardian - A life in politics: New Left Review at 50
Discover the Networks
A BRIEF HISTORY OF NEW LEFT REVIEW 1960-2010


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