Two critiques of "the left"
There's a sensible critique of the left, and then there's the other one.
Glance at the discourse these days and you could be forgiven for concluding that there is some grand indictment of “the left” that is shared by right-populists, independents, and even some Marxists.
Look a bit closer, however, and you’ll see two distinct critiques. On one hand, there is a pretty ordinary and familiar critique of “leftism” that falls well…