The Aims of the Modern Left: Radical Liberation & Social Justice

“white and red painted wall” by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash

If there’s one thing to realize about the modern leftist movement it is that it is riven with some glaring contradictions. It would appear that its philosophical core is conflicted, but I wonder if the contradiction isn’t somewhat intentional? Liberation has always been a leftist aim though not necessarily of the libertarian variety. ‘Liberation’ to the modern leftist means not…