Why Bill Clinton was Better and Worse than You Thought

Bill Clinton was a fabulous failure.

Lecture Description

When he entered the White House in 1993, Bill Clinton wanted to “manage” American capitalism. He stood to the left of every previous Democratic presidential candidate since George McGovern. His failure therefore tells us much about the constrains imposed by partisanship and finance, not only in terms of his health care initiative, but the ways in which his trade, labor, business policies were reshaped in a neoliberal direction.

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Labor and Working Class Politics

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