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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 ...

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...

‘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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

To topple Johnson, now it’s time for all good progressives to come to the aid of… the Lib Dems

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I’m uneasy. After an autumn defined by the prime minister’s lies and evasions, voters in the North Shropshire byelection this Thursday should and must send a decisive message that enough is enough. That the careless l...

Progressives concerned as Eric Adams takes helm as New York mayor

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For many New Yorkers, the inauguration of Eric Adams as the 110th mayor of New York City – and only the second Black person to serve in the position – has evoked a range of feelings, from excitement at the possibility...