American Exceptionalism: The Curious Case of the Absence of Socialism in the U.S.

The Netherlands America University League of California Presents:

Maarten Van Ginderachter

Associate Professor in History at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Peter Paul Rubens Chair at U.C. Berkeley

In all societies with highly developed economies, labor and socialist political parties have played a pivotal electoral role. In all but one: the U.S. Despite overheated claims to the contrary, socialism is conspicuously marginal in the U.S. Why  this should be the case, is the subject of this talk that will compare the importance of socialism in Europe with the absence of socialism in the U.S.

Sunday March 25, 2012

Location: Room 101 Morgan, U.C. Berkeley

Time: 3:00 PM

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