Over on Patreon you can hear the second part of the interview, plus our After Party debating the contemporary Left’s connection to Marxism, the history of social democracy, and moral versus materialist critique.
On Marxism & the Left.
We talk to Elena & Joshua about their new edited collection, The Conformist Rebellion: Marxist Critiques of the Contemporary Left. Who or what is “the Left” today – merely the left wing of Capital? And what distinguishes a specifically Marxist critique of the Left? How has Marxism and the question of exploitation been sidelined in favour of a libera concern with discrimination?