Buzzanco: New Left, the Anti-War Movement and Participatory Democracy

The latest U.S. history lecture from Green and Red Podcast co-host, and University of Houston history professor, Bob Buzzanco.

In this lecture he talks about the New Left and Participatory Democracy. It’s origins with C. Wright Mills, SDS, Port Huron Statement. The eruption of the Free Speech Movement, Mario Savio. The emergence of a mass Antiwar Movement.

As well as Chicano Movement–Cesar Chavez, Reies Tijerina, Brown Berets. And the Women’s Liberation–Friedan, Miss America Protest, Abortion Rights. Protest Music–Dylan, Rolling Stones.

Author: Sparki

Scott Parkin is a Senior Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network and organizes with Rising Tide North America. He has worked on a variety of campaigns around climate change, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, mountaintop removal, labor issues and anti-corporate globalization. Originally from Texas, he now lives in San Francisco.

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