by Wallace Hettle
The political field is tilted against the Democrats for the midterms and 2024; will the party embrace the energy of progressives and mobilize its voters the way that conservatives are successfully doing on the other side?
A Historical Look At Whether A Democrat Can Win By Playing To The Progressive Base Featuring Michael Kazin
Featuring historian Michaael Kazin.
by Lily Geismer and Matthew D. Lassiter
In an op-ed in the NYT Lily Geismer and Matthew Lassiter argue that the compromises needed to win over the suburbs are undermining the progressive agenda.
SOURCE: New Republic
by Win McCormack
Some doubt the distinction he made in a recent essay that drew wide attention.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Matthew Jordan
As a rhetorical strategy for eroding trust in the media, the term dates back to the end of the 19th century.
by Ed Simon
They’ve mostly ignored religion (and the role of liberal believers in past triumphs).
by Mary L. Dudziak
Credit: Obama for America.Cross-posted from Balkanization.Sandy Levinson took Maureen Dowd to task for her column last week, “No Bully in the Pulpit,” which criticized President Obama for failing to pull the votes together to get the gun control bill through the Senate. “Now it's Maureen Dowd who can't connect the dots,” he said.
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