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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: Howard Kurtz's Newsweek Slam at Obama Distorts Political Reality

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

Obama has gone out of his way -- too far for some progressives and liberals -- to find a middle ground with the Republicans, but the GOP has been consistently unwilling to compromise. Read Post

Peter Dreier: Celebrating Progressive Patriotism on the Fourth of July

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (last year)

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 (11 months ago)

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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