Sliding Right: Can’t The Left Do Better Than Social Democracy?

Why is it that in the current capitalist crisis, it’s the right wing rather than the left that is providing alternatives? In the case of France we have an election between a nationalist and a market fundamentalist. The important point is that though the left wing candidate came in third, the program offered was a mealy-mouthed social democratic populist program. As this article points out these leftist programs would have been criticized as too mainstream in the 70’s. What has happened?

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