Category: International News

Justin Trudeau’s Victory in Canada and Its Lesson for Center-Left Parties Worldwide: Win By Going Progressive, Keynesian Bold and Ditching Third Way’s Austere Fiscal Conservatism

Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau’s seismic landslide victory over Stephen Harper and the Conservatives this past Monday offers a critical lesson for center-left parties around the world: it’s time to finally bury, once and for all, the timidity of austere neoliberal third way economics and embrace bold, progressive (and pro-growth) Keynesianism. For much of their…

The Transatlantic Left Moment: The Rise of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn, and the Unraveling of the Washington-Westminster Neoliberal Center

The rise of Bernie Sanders in the U.S. and Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. highlights the unraveling of the Washington-Westminster neoliberal center and the movement ascendency of a mobilized progressive left alternative. One of the most remarkable transatlantic political developments this year has been the surprising rise of two unabashedly left-wing insurgent—initially longshot—campaigns that have…