The Long March: How the left won the culture war and what to do about it

October 30, 2020
The Long March: How the left won the culture war and what to do about it

How does culture shape political power?Many Conservatives now fear that victory at the ballot box is notenough. Despite Boris Johnson's triumph in the 2019 election, theysense that a larger cultural battle has been lost. Some accuse theleft of mounting a secret, slow-motion takeover, inspired by theideas of the Italian communist Antonio Gramsci – the 'long marchthrough the institutions'.This book uncovers the truth: a tangled history in which activesubversion runs alongside unintended consequences and missedopportunities. Armed with a clearer understanding of the left'slong march, it also reveals new possibilities for fightingback.