Nationalism, the mob and left dreams
The left cannot and should not compete with the right’s nationalist politics; but the current ‘clamour for nationalism’ does also suggest a popular desire for a form of politics more ambitious than the inhibited technocracies of the 1990s/2000s. The left must construct a coherent anti-nationalist politics allied to a vision big enough to meet the scale of the current crisis.
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