Beyond Left and Right
The Future of Radical Politics
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Polity Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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How should one understand the nature and possibilities of political radicalism today? The political radical is normally thought of as someone who stands on the left, opposing backward-looking conservatism. In the present day, however, the left has turned defensive, while the right has become radical, advocating the free play of market forces no matter what obstacles of tradition or custom stand in their way.
What explains such a curious twist of perspective? In answering this...