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David Brooks, Politics and Social Entrepreneurs

# In a recent New York Times column, David Brooks takes note of the increasing popularity of social entrepreneurship – but unfortunately frames it as a kind of naïve idealism, a path by which young people will avoid political participation and fail to...
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Are Social Entrepreneurs Too Idealistic?

Society & Culture : Dowser (3 years ago)

Are social entrepreneurs too idealistic? David Brooks thinks so. In his recent Times column, he wrote that “young idealists” are, while “refreshingly uncynical,” also too naïve, and unaware about national and regional politics. # So... Read Post

David Brooks' political dream

Politics : Salon.com: Politics (4 years ago)

David Brooks flew to London so now he's an expert on British politics, and in his New York Times column this morning, he explains why "the British political system is basically functional while the American system is not."  Here's t... Read Post

David Brooks: CPAC is the ‘Hardest of the Hardcore’ Conservatives

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (10 hours ago)

On Friday’s PBS NewsHour, New York Times columnists David Brooks and Mark Shields used their weekly appearance to trash the attendees of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as representing the extreme far righ... Read Post


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