Jun 6 • 44M

E100 - What Was the New Left?, Ep. 1 w/ Terry Renaud

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek welcome to the pod Terry Renaud, assistant instructional professor in social sciences at the University of Chicago, for a series on “new lefts”, from the antifascist 1920s to the anti-establishment 1960s. In this first episode, they discuss the forms of alternative left organizations, György Lukács, 1930s German anti-fascist group Neu Beginnen (New Beginning), sexual liberation and transgression of traditional forms, Neu Beginnen’s role in the Spanish Civil War, World War II’s effect on new leftism, and more.

Be sure to grab a copy of New Lefts: The Making of a Radical Tradition!

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