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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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Progressive Caucus Gets Media Attention!
Think about the way the mainstream media covers our national legislative body, our Congress. They discuss Republicans and Democrats as if they were homogeneous blocks, often featuring only the leaders of each party, and they sometimes mention major legislative efforts … Continue reading
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