The Democrats : a critical history /

"This revised and updated editions of 'The Democrats: a critical history' brings the analysis up to the eve of the 2012 presidential election season. Not only is the text revised in light of developments since 2008-- most importantly, the financial and economic crisis that emerged ful...

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Main Author: Selfa, Lance.
Format: eBook
Published: Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2012.
Edition:Updated ed.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: What happened to the new era?
  • History's second-most enthusiastic capitalist party
  • Party of slavery becomes the "Party of the people"
  • Rise of the new Democrats
  • From "Hope" to hopeless: the Democrats in the Obama era
  • Social movements and the "Party of the people"
  • Defenders of the empire
  • Can the left take over the Democratic Party?
  • Why is there no alternative?
  • Is the lesser evil good enough?
  • Hal Draper: Who's going to be the lesser evil in '68?
  • Notes
  • Index.