08.06.2019 - 09:57 [ Unherd.com ]

How Europe smothered the radical Left

For Streeck this is all evidence that the Left, broadly defined, is losing its soul to the European project:

“There is not even a debate on the crucial issue of whether the EU can at all be a vehicle for anti-capitalist politics. Instead, there is a naïve or opportunistic acceptance — and it’s hard to say which is worse — of the feel-good ‘Europeanism’ so popular among young people and so useful for both Green electioneering and European technocrats seeking legitimacy for their neoliberal regime.”