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Which political party represents your values?

Once again, I bring you startlingly au courant political delineation from Victorian England, specifically from Anthony Trollope’s 1880 novel, The Duke’s Children. In a conversation the Duke of Omnium, nĂ© Plantagenet Palliser, has with his 22-year old heir, Lord Silverbridge, … Continue reading

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Hi, my progressive friends and relations. Some advice

I spend a lot of time with readers’ comments both in the Daily News and the New York Times. From this — as well as from opinion pieces — I’ve picked up the mood and thinking of both progressives and, … Continue reading

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Stephen Reinhardt: Why our democracy is not the enemy

In today’s Times, Linda Greenhouse, who for many years covered the Supreme Court for the paper, wrote about Stephen Reinhardt, the federal appellate judge who sat on the Ninth Circuit Court in San Francisco. It is, as always with Greenhouse, … Continue reading

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