What the Left Can Learn from the Right About Winning Elections

IN 1988, Verso Books published a collection of writings by cultural theorist Stuart Hall titled The Hard Road to Renewal: Thatcherism and the Crisis of the Left. Hall’s work examined the socio-economic conditions and discursive tactics that led to the ascendance of Margaret Thatcher as an expression of what he called “Thatcherism.” For Hall, the […] The post What the Left Can Learn from the Right About Winning Elections appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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