The relevance of “social democracy” in both political rhetoric and the actions for change for both social movements and the “parliamentary road to socialism,” to pull a quote are analyzed with a historical approach, linked to current politics. I find it useful to sit back and listen to the weaving of these academics efforts to research history and make relevant to our present.
LeftStreamed – Recorded in Peterborough — 24 October 2015:
Socialism and Intellectuals
This was Session VII of the “Dissenting Traditions” conference to
Address the Intellectual and Political Interests of Canada Research Chair,
Bryan D. Palmer at Trent University, 23-24 October 2015.
Moderated by Linda Kealey. Presentations by:
* Christopher Phelps (Nottingham Univ): “Why is There No Socialism Except
on Fox News”
* Leo Panitch (York Univ): “Socialism and Intellectuals in Historical
Perspective: The Canadian Example”
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