In These Times Magazine’s New Guide to the Guide’s for the Resistance Puts No Shortcuts on the Short List

Kate Aronoff is recommending No Shortcuts for the second time since my new book was published (she did an interview that is also on this website somewhere!). Aronoff offers a concise and smart discussion in her full article, which I recommend reading. Near the end, she says,

In part thanks to the Sanders campaign, this next Left is more explicitly interested in electoral politics, and in finding a synergy between the barricades and the ballot box. As McAlevey makes clear, however, it also tends to lack the hard organizing skills that have pushed other movements—like New Deal-era organized labor—toward success: building the leaders and durable infrastructure that will enable whirlwind uprisings to carry on.”

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