May 13, 2013
- The intellectual and political origins of the New Left as a “fourth way” movement beyond capitalism, fascism, and communism.
- The convergence of social forces during the 1960s that made the growth of the New Left possible.
- The success of the New Left at carrying out a comprehensive cultural revolution in Western civilization.
- The failure of the New Left at opposing American imperialism, challenging the hegemony of plutocratic capitalism, and preventing the subsequent growth of police state repression.
- The growth of New Left-inspired “repressive tolerance” as a new force for political oppression.
- The theoretical weaknesses of the New Left that contributed to its failures and how these might be corrected for by a new wave of radicalism.
- How the various anarchist, libertarian, and anti-state movements have failed to recognize and oppose contemporary forms of left-wing authoritarianism and how this is an obstacle to the growth of an effective anti-state radicalism.
Run time: 86:22
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