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Peter Dreier: Why Has Milwaukee Forgotten Victor Berger?

Unless we know our history, we will have little understanding of how far we have come, how we got here, and how that progress was made thanks to the moral convictions and political skills of great Americans like Victor Berger.
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Peter Dreier: Prospects for Progressive Politics: A July 4th Interview With Activist Jeff Blum

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (4 years ago)

This year, Americans celebrated their independence at a time when almost 10 percent of the workforce is officially unemployed, millions more are underemployed, and millions of families are losing their homes. Under these circumstanc... Read Post

Peter Dreier: Celebrating Progressive Patriotism on the Fourth of July

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

The flag, as a symbol of the nation, is not owned by the administration in power, but by the people. We battle over what it means, but all Americans have an equal right to claim the flag as their own. Progressives understand that pe... Read Post

Why Christopher Hitchens’s Political Writing Will Be Quickly Forgotten

Politics : Lawyers, Guns & Money (last year)

I received some understandable pushback for asserting that as far as his political punditry goes the late Christopher Hitchens was “a highbrow Maureen Dowd or Mark Halperin.” Thanks to some of Rob’s dumpster diving archive restorati... Read Post

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