Opinion – What the Left Misses About Nationalism – via NYT

This NYT article is worth a read but it has left me confused. Is the author suggesting that the Left must promote nationalism? For me this seems riddled in contradiction. Surely, the Left are passionately internationalist, frequently more Marxist than socialist these days, and curiously champions of Palastinian nationalism (rather than Arab Nationalism)? For centuries, traditional rightwing politics promoted patriotism. Perhaps, we too readily identify nationalism with fascism? But I agree with the author that multinationals are the real villains, offshoring jobs & not paying a fair share of tax. All views welcome

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