Abstract

ABSTRACT:

This May, Republican strategist Ed Rogers noted with a mixture of ideological alarm and partisan glee that Democrats were flirting with socialism. With the rise in Democrats' support for Medicare for All, job guarantees, and other progressive proposals, they may have a point. Not that Democrats have turned into socialists, but that they are indeed moving left—whether toward a neo-New Deal or a twenty-first-century semi-social democracy, Harold Meyerson leaves to historians to decide. He argues they are moving left in response to the promptings not just of the Democratic base, but that of swing voters as well.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1946-0910
Print ISSN
0012-3846
Pages
pp. 42-48
Launched on MUSE
2018-08-08
Open Access
No
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