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Discontents

Rick Perlstein’s new book Reaganland chronicles the cultural discontents roiling America during the tumultuous administration of Jimmy Carter (1977 to 1981) that led to the election of Ronald Reagan and the end of the New Deal consensus. Perlstein describes the … Continue reading

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Wedgie

To accomplish their economic agenda conservatives have historically used race, crime,¬†abortion,¬†and gay marriage as divisive wedge issues. It’s the same today. Indeed, government at every level is under attack by the forces of organized wealth and their political enablers who … Continue reading

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