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Progressives and the South

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On July 20, 2017
This is a good run-down of why Bernie was slaughtered in the Southern primaries and what this means for the future. Basically, if a leftist presidential candidate wants to be successful in the South, that candidate has to have relationships with the black community and be able to speak to their concerns. To say the […]
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A Divided South

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On April 19, 2016
Knoxville’s Henley Street Bridge lit in rainbow colors on the night the Supreme Court upheld marriage equality. Interesting piece on the changing dynamics of the South, with urban centers becoming unabashedly liberal havens. Of course, this can be vastly overrated, especially in terms of voting power. We know that southern states are going whole hog […]

Y’All

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On March 19, 2016

Wholeheartedly approved: How y’all doing? A greeting as Southern as a bowl of grits, it rolls off the tongue in a single open-mouth utterance. Sweeter than honey and often saturated with hidden mean

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