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09.07.2018 - 16:54 [ Jacobin Magazine / overcast.fm ]

Jacobin Radio – The Dig: The Italian Left’s Collapse with David Broder

(3.7.2018) Today, we’re talking about Italy, where a so-called “populist” alliance of the Five Star Movement and right-wing League just took over the government with anti-migrant and Euro-skeptic agenda. Dan’s guest is David Broder, a historian of French and Italian communism and frequent contributor to Jacobin. The Five Star Movement was for a time welcomed by some on the left. But it’s not of the left; rather, it is a product of the Italian left’s collapse.