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June 5, 2003

a strong good government program

It appears that John Podesta will lead a new American Majority Institute designed to develop and popularize "progressive" ideas. (The New York Times story is here.) I think this is great news, even from a non-partisan and non-ideological perspective, because the intellectual collapse of the American Left is reducing competition and debate in US politics.

There are some good idea for broad political movements that could be adopted by the Left. Here's one (more will follow in future postings):

Idea # 1: A strong "good government" program. To attract the Perot-McCain-Bradley vote in addition to its usual base, either party could propose the following policies:

June 5, 2003 3:30 PM | category: revitalizing the left | Comments


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