Tag Archives: American Left

Thorne Dreyer :
The life and times of leftist journalist
Jack A. Smith (1934-2017)

Including a personal memoir from the former Guardian editor, plus the Rag Radio interview. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | July 20, 2017 Below, see “Jack A. Smith: My life and times at The Guardian,” originally published by … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
The life and times of leftist journalist
Jack A. Smith (1934-2017)

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Harry Targ :
The political time of day: Neoliberalism, resistance, and a left yearning to grow

Progressives today must mobilize against Trumpism while articulating an alternative political and economic analysis. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 30, 2017 The rift within the Democratic Party was on full display at the California Democratic Party … finish reading Harry Targ :
The political time of day: Neoliberalism, resistance, and a left yearning to grow

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Scott Squires :
METRO | Sustainability as solidarity

Imagining a new eco-political ideology for the American Left. By Scott Squires | The Rag Blog | December 7, 2016 AUSTIN — In the middle of a sweaty crowd blocking traffic on the Congress Street Bridge Wednesday night, November 9, … finish reading Scott Squires :
METRO | Sustainability as solidarity

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Tom Hayden :
There are alternatives to more war in Iraq

To reject the ‘Long War’ doctrine, the American Left first has to understand it. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | August 16, 2014 Hillary Clinton’s flapping of her hawkish wings only intensifies the pressure on President Barack Obama … finish reading Tom Hayden :
There are alternatives to more war in Iraq

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David P. Hamilton :
The Democrats’ delusions and a strategy for change

A central goal of the left in the U.S. should be to create an independent electoral base, a voice from which the left can speak directly to the mainstream. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | June 30, … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
The Democrats’ delusions and a strategy for change

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Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood :
Working for a realistic left politics in Texas

To our friends outside Texas, we ask: Is it really so much better where you live? Where in mainstream politics in the United States is there much sanity? By Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood | The Rag Blog | February … finish reading Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood :
Working for a realistic left politics in Texas

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Van Gosse : What Would an American Left Look Like?

Radical reconstruction: root and branch. Image from en.academic.ru. Begin the walk: What would an American Left look like? I propose that a consequential Left can only proceed as a project for reconstructing American democracy, root and branch. By Van Gosse … finish reading Van Gosse : What Would an American Left Look Like?

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