Confronting Political Absolutism: How to Defend Democracy

Catherine M Wallace

We face the greatest threat to American democracy since the Civil War: a strategic alliance between Religious-Right absolutists and anti-government libertarian absolutists. Over the last fifty years, the Democratic party has repeatedly fallen into the traps they have set. To escape the strategic errors of the past, today's new progressives need a new, sharp, simple counter-strategy that anyone can use in conversation with anyone.