Somewhere between the capitalist’s market and the citizen’s state lies the lost land of community, sought after by humane conservatives, liberals, and social democrats alike. Herewith a modest progressive agenda for repairing some of the damage modernity has done to one of civil society’s foundations—the family.
The organization’s advocacy arm offers thousands of newly politically energized volunteers the resources and training to become seasoned activists. What does that mean for the abortion-rights movement—and the left?
For Ted Kennedy, political leadership meant moving public opinion—not chasing after an elusive center.
About the Author
E.J. Dionne Jr. is the author, most recently, of Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics after the Religious Right. He is a Washington Post columnist, a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, and a professor at Georgetown University.