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Bill de Blasio as a Snapshot of Contemporary Liberal Politics

John Cassidy of The New Yorker has a brief comment on Bill de Blasio, the presumptive next mayor of NYC. Cassidy sees in de Blasio potential signs of a new political orientation for liberals: Since the days of Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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The International Standing of Western Liberals

Lilia Shevtsova has an essay in The American Interest arguing that American liberals, and Western liberals in general, are no longer a model for liberal reformers around the world: The way liberal democracies are currently trying to revitalize themselves raises … Continue reading

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More on liberalism

Pankaj Mishra reviews Tony Judt’s posthumous Thinking the Twentieth Century, bringing up some of Judt’s criticisms of modern liberalism that resonate with yesterday’s quote from Fukuyama. As the global recession deepened, Judt also recognised that the liberals promoting democracy abroad … Continue reading

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