This week, from the promises of Syriza in Greece to the demands of Brexit in the U.K: how two landmark events in Europe help to forecast the direction of its left. Helena Sheehan is the author of new book, "The Syriza Wave," chronicling what she calls the failure of Greece's radical left to deliver on its campaign. She's joined by Natalie, co founder of Matters of the Earth and organizer with Black Lives Matter UK. Ahead of the British general election, both guests gauge the temperature of a continental Left that could move away from austerity, incarceration, and xenophobia.
Music featured in this weeks episode includes "Danger" by afro-beat Nigerian soul sisters Lijadu Sisters from their 1979 album "Horizon Unlimited" and "Babylon Falling" by Thievery Corporations from their latest album.
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