Working Document 1: In the Ruins of the Present

In the Ruins of the Present traces the challenges posed by globalization and what these challenges produce for our society. The first attempt to address the problems of globalization was neo-liberalism. It failed. Next came cruel populism, which expresses itself in narrow, hateful terms. It will also fail. The Left is weak – decomposed by globalization. The need of the hour is for the Left to recompose itself, to become a vital force for a fragile humanity.

To listen to an interview on our Working Document with Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research Director Vijay Prashad and KPFA Radio, click here.