The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

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A major history of American liberalism and the key personalities behind the movement

 

Why is it that nearly every liberal initiative since the end of the New Deal—whether busing, urban development, affirmative action, welfare, gun control, or Roe v. Wade—has fallen victim to its grand aspirations, often exacerbating the very problem it seeks to solve? In this groundbreaking work, the first full treatment of modern liberalism in the United States, bestselling… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


This is less a book about liberalism than it is a book about liberals — stretch limousines full of them, fleet after fleet. Liberalism, Alterman suggests, is a movement of “many different faces,” and his book, at times, appears intent on showing them all: faces of intellectuals, faces of politicians, faces of protesters and filmmakers, philosophers and diplomats.

Kirkus Reviews : THE CAUSE (February 15, 2012)

A liberal columnist and a professor examine the zigzag route of liberal politics since the New Deal.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (April 12, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 576 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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