Europe in Revolt: Mapping the New European Left

Europe in Revolt

Mapping the New European Left

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ISBN10: 1608465934 ISBN13: 9781608465934 Contributors: Sunkara, Bhaskar (Editor) Publisher: Haymarket Books Published: Jul 19 2016 Pages: 203 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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In Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain the debt crisis that began with the 2008 global recession helped trigger severe austerity measures--which only worsened economic conditions.

In response, something happened that few outsiders expected: A massive wave of resistance erupted across Europe. With mainstream parties largely discredited by their support of austerity measures, room opened for radicals to offer a left-wing alternative.

Europe in Revolt examines the key parties and figures behind this insurgency, with insider coverage of the roots of the social crisis--and the radicals seeking to reverse it--in Cyprus, England, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
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