Guy Rundle

Guy Rundle reviews 'Beyond Right and Left: New politics and the culture wars' by David McKnight

September 2005, no. 274 01 September 2005
Guy Rundle reviews 'Beyond Right and Left: New politics and the culture wars' by David McKnight
In the last twenty years, the belief in a transformative left – socialist, communist, whatever – has collapsed more comprehensively than at any time since its beginnings in 1789. The Western working class is overwhelmingly oriented towards individual life, acquisition and consumption; the working class of the developing world has not developed major radical parties in the face of substantial r ... (read more)