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[l] at 4/2/24 8:16am
Voters understand that a left unity pact provides the only path to victory on the national level.

[Category: Article, Featured Item, Show on Homepage, Elections and Coalitions, Emmanuel Macron, France, François Ruffin, French left, Hamas, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Marine Le Pen, Reporting, Terrorism]

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[l] at 3/26/24 8:15am
To be radical requires a theory of how this world, for all its problems, contains and is fostering the beginning of another, very different world.

[Category: Article, Featured Item, Show on Homepage, Border Country, British left, British politics, Culture and Society, democracy, democratic ethics, Great Britain, New Left Review, Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall]

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[l] at 3/26/24 7:16am
Matt and Sam talk to B.D. McClay about the rights freakout over Taylor Swift—and what she can tell us about American fame, fortune, and fear.

[Category: Blog, Know Your Enemy, Podcast, Show on Homepage, conservatism, Donald Trump, NFL, Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce]

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[l] at 3/15/24 10:39am
The German political establishment has abandoned the belief that the Holocaust gave it a responsibility to humanity and replaced it with a responsibility to Israel alone.

[Category: Featured Item, Online Articles, Show on Homepage, 1968, Angela Merkel, Axel Springer, Gaza, Gaza War, Germany, green party, Holocaust, Israel, Joschka Fischer, New Left, the new left, West Germany]

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[l] at 3/15/24 10:39am
The German political establishment has abandoned the belief that the Holocaust gave it a responsibility to humanity and replaced it with a responsibility to Israel alone.

[Category: Featured Item, Online Articles, Show on Homepage, 1968, Angela Merkel, Axel Springer, Gaza, Gaza War, Germany, green party, Holocaust, Israel, Joschka Fischer, New Left, the new left, West Germany]

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[l] at 3/11/24 3:03pm
Matt and Sam talk to Jacob Heilbrunn about his new book, America Last: The Rights Century-Long Romance with Foreign Dictators.

[Category: Blog, Featured Item, Know Your Enemy, Podcast, Show on Homepage, Authoritarianism, conservatism, democracy, dictatorship, Donald Trump, Fascism, hungary, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Mussolini, Neoconservatism, Republican Party, Russia, totalitarianism, Viktor Orbán, Vladimir Putin]

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[l] at 3/6/24 9:00am
An interview with Collectif Golem, a left-wing Jewish group in France fighting antisemitism and the far right.

[Category: Featured Item, Online Articles, Show on Homepage, Anti-semitism, antisemitism, Collectif Golem, Europe, France, Gaza, Israel, National Rally, Rassemblement National]

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[l] at 2/26/24 1:43pm
Matt and Sam welcome back John Ganz to discuss René Girard, the Stanford polymath whose theory has inspired a devoted following—including Peter Thiel, Girards former student.

[Category: Blog, Featured Item, Know Your Enemy, Podcast, Show on Homepage, conservatism, Rene Girard, theory, U.S. Politics]

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[l] at 2/20/24 8:14am
The defeat of hardline national-Catholic rule was welcomed with euphoria by the big-tent opposition. The outcome for the Polish left is more ambiguous.

[Category: Article, Featured Item, Show on Homepage, Abortion, abortion rights, austerity, Catholicism, eastern europe, Law and Justice, Law and Justice Party, Lewica Razem, nationalism, neoliberalism, Nowa Lewica, Poland]

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[l] at 2/13/24 8:14am
After months of political battle, Bernardo Arévalo has become the president of Guatemala. His winning campaign was built on attacking the corruption of the institutions that tried to keep him from office.

[Category: Article, Featured Item, Show on Homepage, Bernardo Arévalo, Central America, Corruption, democracy, elections, Guatemala, Guatemalan elections, Latin America, María Consuelo Porras, Semilla Movement]

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[l] at 2/8/24 8:14am
The British Labour Party’s hopes rest on the belief that a combination of green industrial policy and supply-side reform can cure British economic malaise. Is this a fairy tale?

[Category: Article, Show on Homepage, anti-austerity, austerity, Bidenomics, ceasefire, de-risking, England, Great Britain, inflation, Jamie Driscoll, Jeremy Corbyn, Keir Starmer, Labour Party]

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[l] at 2/2/24 10:17am
Bernstein used his status as a public figure both to popularize classical music and to support civil rights, the antiwar movement, and other political causes.

[Category: Online Articles, Show on Homepage, anti-Communism, FBI, Hollywood, Jewish culture, Jews, Leonard Bernstein, Red Scare, West Side Story]

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[l] at 1/31/24 8:28am
Matt and Sam explore how movement conservatives—and their think tanks—are preparing for a second Trump administration.

[Category: Blog, Know Your Enemy, Podcast, Show on Homepage, 2024 election, America First Policy Institute, conservatism, Donald Trump, GOP, Heritage Foundation, MAGA, Republican Party, Think tanks, Trump, U.S. Politics]

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[l] at 1/31/24 8:28am
Matt and Sam explore how movement conservatives—and their think tanks—are preparing for a second Trump administration.

[Category: Blog, Know Your Enemy, Podcast, Show on Homepage, 2024 election, America First Policy Institute, conservatism, Donald Trump, GOP, Heritage Foundation, MAGA, Republican Party, Think tanks, Trump, U.S. Politics]

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[l] at 1/24/24 3:08pm
An interview with Deepak Bhargava and Stephanie Luce.

[Category: Featured Item, Online Articles, Show on Homepage, ACORN, community organizing, electoral politics, leftist political strategy, Make The Road, Movement strategy, Occupy, occupy wall street, organizing, political organizations, social movements, Working Families Party]

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[l] at 1/22/24 8:34am
There is no such thing as “the global left”—but we should still talk about it anyway. Introducing our Winter 2024 special section.

[Category: Article, Featured Item, Show on Homepage, democracy, International politics, international solidarity, political parties, social movements, the left]

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[l] at 1/22/24 8:18am
Marvel Studios has managed to recruit fans into rooting not just for its superheroes, but for the company’s business plan.

[Category: Article, Avengers, Batman, Black Panther, Hollywood, Marvel, Marvel Cinematic Universe, movies, superheroes]

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[l] at 1/22/24 8:18am
A roundtable discussion on the challenges that left-wing political formations face around the world.

[Category: Article, Africa, African politics, Brazil, class, class-based politics, Congo, democracy, Elections and Coalitions, global south, grassroots, Left parties, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Lula, Nigeria, party democracy, political parties, social movements, the left]

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[l] at 1/22/24 8:18am
The Mexican president has built his durable popularity by combining traditionally left- and right-wing policies and positions.

[Category: Article, AMLO, Claudia Sheinbaum, democracy, drug cartels, indigenous politics, Latin America, Mexican politics, Mexico, Mexico City, nearshoring, pluralism, social movements, women's movement]

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[l] at 1/22/24 8:18am
The Israeli left after October 7.

[Category: Article, Benjamin Netanyahu, Gaza, Gaza War, Hamas, Israel, Israel protests, Israel-Palestine, Israeli left, Israeli occupation, Mansour Abbas, October 7, Palestine, right of return, Two-state solution]

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[l] at 1/22/24 8:18am
The former Die Linke politicians new party embraces a model that has found purchase among sections of the left across the Global North: left-wing economics paired with a variety of political positions pulled from the right.

[Category: Article, Alternative for Germany, Angela Merkel, austerity, Die Linke, East Germany, European Parliament, European Union, Germany, Ludwig Erhard, Migrants, Olaf Scholz, ordoliberalism, refugee crisis, Sahra Wagenknecht, vaccines, welfare, woke, wokeness]

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