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Fight with hope, fight without hope, but fight absolutely: an interview with Mike Davis

Davis, Mike (2016) Fight with hope, fight without hope, but fight absolutely: an interview with Mike Davis. Impact of American Politics & Policy Blog (23 Mar 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

When in late April Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont a democratic socialist but not a Democrat, announced that he would run for president in the Democratic Party primary no one could imagine the wide social support that he would win during his electoral campaign. If Sanders wins the Democrats’ nod, it will be the most unexpected result of the modern nomination era. Since white conservatism is much closer to the tonality of the current American political affairs than to any version of democratic socialism, even a Trump nomination would rank as less surprising. The studies of Mike Davis, an American Marxist writer, political activist, urban theorist, and historian, have explored, among other topics, the American politics of the last century with an emphasis on the formation (or better the deformation) of the American working class.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2016 LSE Impact of American Politics & Policy blog; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F001 United States local history
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2016 08:20
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/65946

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