• Over the last two or so decades, there's been an increase in thinking among the Left, liberals, intellectuals in the direction of so-called spontaneity. In other words that uprisings happen spontaneously, people are frustrated, angry, then they spontaneously rise up. And what they don't require is preparation, or what we used to call leadership.

    "'Exiles From the Future': An Interview with Vijay Prashad". Interview with Andrew Stewart, August 17, 2016.