- 2 years ago
Glen Ford argues we should take heart from the evident crisis of the capitalist elites that has led to the Brexit referendum. The European Union is a cartel that places heavy demands on its members and takes total advantage of less wealthy countries and of former colonies. Britain's leaving should be seen as an opportunity for the socialist movement. In the US Bernie Sanders has attracted a following that he hopes to bring into the Democratic Party, however there are many signs that the new militant forces that grew from Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter are not easily controlled and that now is the time to build new social democratic parties to transform the country.