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The optimistic leftist : why the 21st century will be better than you think

Author: Ruy A Teixeira
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The left is likely to dominate the 21st century, and there is little the right can do about this except adapt. This seems counter-intuitive in light of the modest success the left has enjoyed since the great financial crisis of 2008-09. Though Democrats have done well in recent presidential elections, progressives have found themselves unable to move their most important policies forward, suffering through an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruy A Teixeira
ISBN: 9781250089663 1250089662
OCLC Number: 947146050
Description: xiii, 256 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface : against pessimism --
Introduction : welcoming the future --
The left in history : how and where has the left succeeded? --
The postindustrial progressive coalition --
From capitalism's Piketty problem to the opportunity state --
The optimistic leftist --
The left's 21st century.
Responsibility: Ruy Teixeira.

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The Optimistic Leftist takes a look at the structural and economic shifts remaking advanced societies and shows that the left is in a far better position to advance its agenda than the right.  Read more...

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"[Teixeira's] new book seems to be coming at just the right time for a weary, scared America." --SiriusXM "Tell me Everything with John Fugelsang""Ruy Teixeira tells leftists and centrists, Read more...

 
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