Description - A New Politics from the Left by Hilary Wainwright
Millions passionately desire a viable alternative to austerity and neoliberalism, but they are sceptical of traditional leftist top-down state solutions.
In this urgent polemic, Hilary Wainwright argues that this requires a new politics for the left that comes from the bottom up, based on participatory democracy and the everyday knowledge and creativity of each individual. Political leadership should be about facilitation and partnership, not expert domination or paternalistic rule.
Wainwright uses lessons from recent movements and experiments to build a radical future vision that will be an inspiration for activists and radicals everywhere.
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(197mm x 124mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Polity Press
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Author Biography - Hilary Wainwright
Hilary Wainwright is an academic and radical activist who co-edits Red Pepper and is a Fellow of the Transnational Institute
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