With James Hitchcock.
Download show: 2011-11: Towards a politics of solidarity
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How did these movements come about? What common threads do they share? And how can movements across the world support each other? “Towards a politics of solidarity” was the theme of Left Forum 2011, which took place at Pace University in New York City from March 18-20. In this week show we play two excerpts from talks presented at the forum. Firstly we will hear from Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and author of the book ‘Capitalism hits the fan’. We will then hear from Paul Mason, economics editor of the BBC’s flagship current affairs program Newsnight and author of the book. Live Working, Die Fighting. Paul mason spoke at the opening plenary
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