Author: Doug Enaa Greene

Doug Enaa Greene is an independent historian living in the greater Boston area. He is the author of the forthcoming book Specters of Communism (Haymarket, 2016) on the French communist Louis-Auguste Blanqui.

The Left Hook: The Marxism of Sidney Hook


I. Introduction

When the politics of Sidney Hook, a public intellectual and philosopher, are remembered today, they are generally associated with a right-wing variant of social democracy which was compatible with both neoconservatism and McCarthyism.