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How works the Latin American political system

How works the Latin American political system

This video was recorded at The Vienna L'Internationale* Conference 2010: Points of Connection. Laclau's most important book is Hegemony and Socialist Strategy, which he co-authored with Chantal Mouffe. Their thought is usually described as post-Marxist as they were both politically active in the social and student movements of the 1960s and thus tried to link working class and new social movements. They rejected Marxist economic determinism and the notion of class struggle being the crucial antagonism in society. Instead they urged for radical democracy of agonistic pluralism where all antagonisms could be expressed. Excerpt taken from Wikipedia.


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