On this week's episode of #NCFCounterCulture our panel discuss our new publication: "The Long March: How the Left Won the Culture War and What To Do About It." [ our publication may be downloaded free of charge from our website: http://newcultureforum.org.uk -- Hard copies may be purchased by making a £10 donation also via the website (further details please email: email@example.com) ]
How does culture shape political power? Many Conservatives now fear that victory at the ballot box is not enough. Despite Boris Johnson’s triumph in the 2019 election, they sense that a larger cultural battle has been lost. Some accuse the left of mounting a secret, slow-motion takeover, inspired by the ideas of the Italian communist Antonio Gramsci – the ‘long march through the institutions’.
The New Culture Forum's new book by Marc Sidwell uncovers the truth: a tangled history in which active subversion runs alongside unintended consequences and missed opportunities. Armed with a clearer understanding of the left’s long march, it also reveals new possibilities for fighting back.
* Melanie Philips
* Marc Sidwell
* Rafe Heydel-Mankoo
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