Michael Kazin is the editor of Dissent and teaches history at Georgetown University. His most recent book is War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914–1918.
The left's hope lies in reviving the tradition of speaking in credible, urgent, moral ways about policies to aid the great majority.
New York City
Say what you will about the sins of the Bush Administration. But credit it with one small but welcome accomplishment: It has moved Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
"You are the heirs of one of the country's great traditions, the
Progressive movement that started late in the nineteenth century and
remade the American experience piece by piece," Bill Moyers