Against the Grain

Against the Grain with Sasha Lilley – March 24, 2014

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Womens’ liberation, immigrants’ and prisoners’ rights, gay liberation and queer studies — they’re some of the most enduring legacies of the 1960s and ’70s. And as Richard Wolin argues, they’re partially the inheritance of Maoism in France. He explores the rise of Maoism in that country following the upheavals of 1968 and its impact on the thinking of intellectuals like Sartre and Foucault.

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