Economics/Class Relations

People’s Party Convention HIGHLIGHTS, Is This The Way Forward For The Left?

An effort to bring the Scandinavian model of state-capitalism to America. The recently deceased Marxist YouTuber Michael Brooks argued that the global capitalist class seems to be experimenting with different political models, including conservative nationalism (Orban, Bolsonaro, Erdogan, Salvini, Putin, Xi, Duterte, Trump), technocratic neoliberalism (the dominant model in most of Europe, East Asia, and North America), and the social-democratic model (Northern Europe). The Trumpists represent the nationalist model in the US, the Democrats the technocratic neoliberal model, and here comes the social democratic model. All I see in this is more managerial statism.

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