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What is the American Left?

The Black Congressional Caucus and the Progressive Caucus, and a handful of old and new Senators (Warren of Masschusetts and Sanders of Vermont) represent continuity in articulating the traditions of the New Deal and the Great Society. So do a number of Governors (Brown of California and O'Malley of Maryland)
What is the American Left? by Norman Birnbaum
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The greater part of the entire media system functions as if criticism were an eccentricity, if not a pathology... An American left has no difficulty in sustaining itself but breakthroughs and ruptures which would alter public consciousness on a larger scale constitute very large tasks for the future.

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