RE: [OPE] Political strategies of the American Left

Date: Sat Aug 23 2008 - 08:55:40 EDT

> I'm very optimistic about the possibility of a progressive politics in the US, there are more progressive people 
> in the US now than there ever were before, 
Hi Jurriaan:
How were you able to arrive at that conclusion?  What definition of 
'progressive' are you using?
> In essence, they confuse success with failure, and failure with success, 
Both trade union members and the Left are not confused on that
score: they recognize a series of devastating defeats going back 
to the early 1980's (actually, the late 70's).
In solidarity, Jerry

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