Nationalism, the mob and left dreams

James, Malcolm and Valluvan, Sivamohan (2019) Nationalism, the mob and left dreams. Renewal: A journal of social democracy, 27 (4). pp. 35-40. ISSN 0968-252X

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The left cannot and should not compete with the right’s nationalist politics; but the current ‘clamour for nationalism’ does also suggest a popular desire for a form of politics more ambitious than the inhibited technocracies of the 1990s/2000s. The left must construct a coherent anti-nationalist politics allied to a vision big enough to meet the scale of the current crisis.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies
Depositing User: Malcolm James
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2020 10:11
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2021 11:45

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