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The "S" word : a short history of an American tradition ... socialism

Author: John Nichols
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, imprint of New Left Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition ; new and updated editionView all editions and formats
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"A few months before the 2010 midterms, Newt Gingrich described the socialist infiltration of American government and media as "even more disturbing than the threats from foreign terrorists." John Nichols offers an unapologetic retort to the return of red-baiting in American political life -- arguing that socialism has a long, proud, American history. Tom Paine was enamored of early socialists, Horace Greeley  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nichols
ISBN: 9781784783402 1784783404
OCLC Number: 905685623
Description: xxviii, 324 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Nichols.

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A short, sharp, irreverent rejoinder to right-wing red-baiting  Read more...

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"[A] search for the legacy of our homegrown radicals." Washington Post "A chilling reminder of how much rich American history has been erased by shallow messaging. A crucial book." Naomi Klein, Read more...

 
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