What are the best means we have to affect lasting social change? Historian Kevin Young contends that even when progressive candidates are elected to positions of power, their achievements are constrained by the ability of the business class to disinvest in the economy in protest. He argues that, nonetheless, the Left has a powerful tool to make change possible: through mass disruptive action targeting the business class. (Full-length interview.)
Tarun Banerjee, Michael Schwartz, and Kevin A. Young, Levers of Power: How the 1% Rules and What the 99% Can Do About It Verso, 2020
Sendungsübernahme von KPFA / Berkeley, Against the Grain.