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Democrats’ New Deal is not so new

Clinton and Obama will have to provide an up-to-date vision, says Harriet Baber

First, there were the old-style, New Deal Democrats. They promoted social programmes and obtained street repairs, building permits, and city jobs for their working-class constituents.

  Then there were the Democrats of 1968 — young, idealistic, and rich. They were preoccupied with the peace movement, and despised the dirty politics of old-style Democrats. They demonstrated at the 1968 Democratic Convention, split the Democratic Party, and swung the election to ...

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How about trying the politics of love?

Relationships, not strong leadership, should be at the heart of political life, argues Justin Lewis-Anthony  Read More

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