Anti-Racism In The Age Of Trump And Brexit - 4th Annual European Conference (London)
Held on February 15, 2018 from 19:00-21:00 in RHB 137a of Goldsmiths, University of London, as part of the fourth annual Platypus European Conference, 50 Years After '68: Does Socialism Have a Future? The discussion was moderated by Sophia Freeman.
Mataio Austin Dean (Student Activist, UCL)
Gregor Baszak (Researcher, Black literature and politics, University of Illinois, Chicago; Platypus)
Robert Borba (Revolutionary Communist Party USA)
Beneath a consensus of avowed anti-racism, the Left remains conflicted about whether and how to politicise race, often placing its hopes in the Democratic and Labour Parties to vouch for better democratic representation of the underprivileged. How could the politics of anti-racism advanced the struggle for socialism and the pursuit of freedom given the recent political changes?