Dead Men Left

Tuesday, December 21, 2004

I'd like to draw your attention, very quickly, to this fascinating dialogue in Red Pepper between Alfredo Saal-Fihlo and Sue Banford concerning the Partido Trabajadores in Brazil. Activists on the Left in Britain - and I strongly suspect elsewhere - will recognise the pattern of social-democratic accomodation to neoliberalism: from radical "rainbow coalition", through deindustrialisation and the breaking of unions, to a last-ditch grasp for power.