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By Any Other Name

Some political labels are, at best, chameleons. It’s not their fault. They are complex constructs that inspire different responses in the minds of different people, involving innumerable stories that persist over decades. Their adaptive coloring matches the conceptual background provided … Continue reading

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Division Media

The media, at this time, likes to repeat the almost-mantra that the United States is divided into two antagonistic political camps. The division is right-versus-left ideology and us-versus-them tribalism. There is even a strong division among many political candidates over … Continue reading

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The Evils of Elections

This week I opened the latest copy of my favorite magazine, The Nation, to find a revival of a classic leftist political argument—the question of the lesser of two evils. It appeared in several letters to the editor in response … Continue reading

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