Episode 12: Sanders’ Goldwater Moment and The Future of the Left

In the shadow of Bernie Sanders’ underperforming on Super Tuesday, Shadi and Damir welcome author Ben Judah to the podcast to talk about the enduring promise of left-populism in an Age of Trump.

Relevant Reading:
“Left Populism and the Rediscovery of Agonistic Politics,” by Shadi Hamid (https://americanaffairsjournal.org/2018/11/left-populism-and-the-rediscovery-of-agonistic-politics/)

“Traditional ‘foreign policy’ no longer exists. Democrats are the last to know,” by David Adler and Ben Judah (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/02/traditional-foreign-policy-no-longer-exists-democrats-are-the-last-to-know)

“Hawks say Sanders will be weak on Russia. But Putin should fear a President Bernie,” by Ben Judah and David Adler (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/20/bernie-sanders-russia-putin-kremlin)

“Is Joe Biden the American Brezhnev?” by Ben Judah (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/06/biden-soviet-russia-status-quo-democratic-ussr)

“The Emergence of Foreign Policy,” by Halvard Leira (https://academic.oup.com/isq/article/63/1/187/5307236)

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