Come to MHI’s panel at Left Forum on Sun. June 4 in NYC

[Note added Jul. 6, 2017: A video of the panel and some of the papers are published here.]

Left Forum, the largest conference of left academics and activists in the U.S., will take place June 2-4 at John Jay College in NYC. MHI’s panel will discuss the causes, dangers and implications of those elements of the left that have been soft on Trump.

Confronting “Anti-Neoliberal Left” Collaboration

with Trumpism and the Far Right

Sunday, June 4

10:00 am–11:50 am, Room 1.87


Andrew Kliman, author of The Failure of Capitalist Production and Reclaiming Marx’s “Capital”

  • The “Anti-Neoliberal Left” Narrative: Politically Dangerous and Factually Flawed


Brendan Cooney, blogs about Marx at

  • Should the Left Put Forward its Own Populism?


Bill Weinberg, journalist, author, activist, blogs world news at

  • Is Trump Really a Fascist?


Anne Jaclard, Marxist-Humanist Initiative, activist

  • A New Feminism Infuses the Resistance


Ravi Bali, London housing activist

  • What to Avoid in our Criticism of Liberalism


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