Let’s Not Change the World After All: The Decline of Left Internationalism

@article{Kazin2016LetsNC,
  title={Let’s Not Change the World After All: The Decline of Left Internationalism},
  author={Michael Kazin},
  journal={Dissent},
  year={2016},
  volume={63},
  pages={85 - 91}
}
On the broad American left, internationalism used to be as common—and as essential—as breathing. Abolitionists, black and white, sailed back and forth across the Atlantic, speaking to large and sympathetic audiences. Feminists met regularly with their European sisters to forge common strategies to win the vote and urge male leaders to stop making war. Followers of Henry George promoted his Single Tax from the streets of San Francisco to the lecture halls of Dublin to Leo Tolstoy’s estate, 120… CONTINUE READING