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Between the Lines Podcast

Podcast Ep 04: A New Politics from the Left – Hilary Wainwright

From 02 Jan 2019 6:00 until 06 Feb 2018 17:00


In this episode of –between the lines– author Hilary Wainwright speaks with IDS Director of Research John Gaventa about her book A New Politics from the Left.

Hilary argues that a viable alternative to austerity and neoliberalism  requires a new politics for the left that comes from the bottom up, based on participatory democracy and the everyday knowledge and creativity of each individual. Political leadership should be about facilitation and partnership, not expert domination or paternalistic rule.

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This podcast is produced and edited by IDS Communications Coordinator, Sarah King.

Music credit: Crypt of Insomnia/One Day in Africa (instrumental version)/Getty Images

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