TITLE

Verity Burgmann academic

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Overland;Spring2010, Issue 200, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's insights on the challenges facing the left-wing extremists in Australia. The author believes that rejecting outdated notions that class and nature are distinct issues appealing to various radical constituencies is the biggest challenge for the Left. The author criticizes some on the Left who place too much confidence in capitalist solutions to the environmental problems caused by capitalism.
ACCESSION #
53845886

 

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