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Left Voice Magazine for December 2022

We present our December magazine, including a balance sheet of the broad party tactic, a polemic with Eric Blanc’s interpretation of U.S. labor history, an overview of the legacy of G.A. Cohen and Analytical Marxism, and a review of Sophie Lewis’s new book on family abolition.

Left Voice

December 11, 2022
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Eric Blanc Takes a Hatchet to U.S. History

Jason Koslowski

The New Deal was a product of militant workers’ struggles, not a gift from the Democratic Party.

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Broad Left Parties Are a Dead End

Nathaniel Flakin

Syriza, Podemos, and other catastrophes. A debate with Tempest.

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Liberalism with Extra Steps

Doug Enaa Greene

G.A. Cohen and Analytical Marxism: We read it so you don’t have to.

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Love and Care Beyond Capitalism

Josefina L. Martínez

The new book by Sophie Lewis inspires debates about family abolition and socialism.

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