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Topic: progressivism

Reed ’21: It’s time to get real, Dems

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Reed ’21: It’s time to get real, Dems

February 4, 2020 0 comments

In a recent interview with the New York Times Editorial Board, Senator Bernie Sanders was asked how he would, as president, push his legislative agenda through a Mitch McConnell-controlled Senate. “[N]ot only will I be commander in chief, I will be organizer in chief,” Sanders answered.

Shanmugam ’23: Wealth taxes: politically flashy but problematic in practice

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Shanmugam ’23: Wealth taxes: politically flashy but problematic in practice

November 11, 2019 0 comments

Had Elizabeth Warren proposed her wealth tax — a levy on net worth paid only by the wealthiest households in America — ten or twenty years ago, popular opinion probably would have branded her as an unapologetic socialist, consigning her proposal to a different day, a different debate and a different Democratic Party.

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Esemplare ’18: The failure of progressivism

December 1, 2016 3 comments

In the aftermath of a historic and surprising election outcome, Americans have come forth with a plethora of explanations for the seemingly inexplicable.