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As I’ve stated before, I thought Tammy Duckworth’s shot at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the growing left of the Democratic Party that socialism might work in New York but can’t in the Midwest, was misguided, not only because it is unnecessary but because it is bad political strategy even in its own region. Because of the […]
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Declining Upward Mobility

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On December 12, 2016
While I have my objections to the entire idea of “The American Dream” because it has a priori assumptions that will and should be at the bottom of a society that values competitiveness and pulling yourself up by your bootstraps over lifting all boats, there’s no question that it’s a powerful myth. And at its […]

Changes

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On March 1, 2010
When this blog was launched nearly six long years ago, it was a Seattle-based blog, as all three ‘founders’ were graduate students in the political science department at the University of Washington. Shortly thereafter my two founding co-bloggers headed east to take tenure track positions in New York and Kentucky. I remained in Seattle, and […]
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