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Progressives are now heavy-weights in the Democratic party

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The stench of defeat has clung to the Democrats’ failure to get either of their major infrastructure bills passed by Congress during the last week of September. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi had committed herself ...

Shouldn’t progressives be in favour of people wanting to speak their mind?

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Where once the left fought the bosses in the workers’ name, today its loudest voices lobby bosses to police workers. If you are trying to understand why this section of the left is hated, its authoritarianism is a lar...

German progressives dare to dream of leftist ‘red-green-red’ coalition

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As Germany heads to the polls this weekend, it is the scenario that haunts conservatives’ nightmares and has progressives daring to dream: that after 16 years of conservative-led rule, Europe’s most powerful economy c...

Progressives criticize Biden and Harris for not doing more to help voting rights

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When the New York Democratic congressman Mondaire Jones, a freshman, was at the White House last week for the signing of the proclamation making Juneteenth a national holiday, he told Joe Biden their party needed him ...

‘It’s different this time’: Palestinian Americans find support in US progressives

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Eid al-Fitr marks the conclusion to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Usually cause for celebration, the holiday is sorrowful for Palestinian Americans, Muslim or otherwise, who are mourning amid the worst violence s...

Ocasio-Cortez says Biden exceeded progressives’ expectations

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez saluted the Biden administration on Friday, saying the new president had exceeded progressives’ expectations in his first 100 days in the White House. “The Biden administration and President B...

An electoral fix alone won’t save Britain’s progressives. Agreeing principles might

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To the end, Shirley Williams always described herself as a democratic socialist. In her 2009 autobiography, easily one of the best political memoirs of her generation, she describes a lifetime spent “trying to hammer ...