The Myth of the Liberal Professoriate
by Richard J. Morris
If you think about it, university professors take a fundamentally conservative outlook.
SOURCE: Democracy: A Journal of Ideas
by Sean Wilentz
No, “liberal” and “progressive” aren’t synonyms. They have completely different histories—and the differences matter.
SOURCE: Pew Research Center
In polarized era, fewer Americans hold a mix of conservative and liberal views
Reflecting growing partisan gaps across most of the individual questions in the scale – even those where both parties have shifted in the same direction – Republicans and Democrats are now further apart ideologically than at any point in more than two decades.
More ‘Progressive’ Than Thou
by Beverly Gage
When Washington reformers became ‘liberals,’ ‘progressives’ in turn became more radical.
Liberals have reason to rejoice
by Julian Zelizer
But they should still not be sanguine. They shouldn't go too far in thinking that the nation is all of a sudden trending to the left.
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