Thursday, December 8, 2011

Quote of the Day: A Conservative Defends Socialism

"Maybe we Americans will never call ourselves socialists, any more than these presidents did, and that's fine. But, whatever name we give it, we are doing our history a disservice by exiling this tradition just when its concern with inequality, economic power, and the worst tendencies of markets are most relevant. We should revive these very American ideas. They can help us to articulate our discontent and ask more of our leaders, our economy, and ourselves."

--Jedediah Purdy in the Huffington Post

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