Institutions and Left Strategy

In the past 50 years, the right has outgamed the left, engineering a broad-scale takeover of media and public institutions. To rebuild left power, we need institutions that represent our interests, but what should our institutions look like? This panel considers the challenge of building institutional power for the left, proposing new tactics, strategies, and forms of organization.

Bad News: Liberal Journalism from Walter Lippmann to MSNBC and the Need for Class-Struggle
—Michael Hirsch

The think tank as a strategy for building power in contemporary struggles against capitalism and colonization
—Shannon Walsh

Institutional Splitting: On the Risks and Possibilities of Organizing Inside and Against Existing Institutional Structures
—Steve Lyons

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