Left Eye on Books

Sunday, November 02, 2008

interview with Bacevich

Tom's Dispatch has a phone interview with Andrew Bacevich. Bacevich's new book, The Limits of Power, is excellent, and although he is clearly by disposition a fairly moderate conservative, his critique is more sweeping and audacious than that of many on the left.

Mike Davis on Against the Grain

Interview with Mike Davis on Against the Grain. Davis' discussion of the crucial position of the Chinese working class is right on, but then he gives way to his tendency to look morbidly on developments in the US, rather than identifying opportunities.