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Eric Alterman

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Eric Alterman on American Liberalism

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Journalist and historian Eric Alterman traces the history of liberal ideals and discusses the politicians, intellectuals, visionaries, activists, and public personalities fighting for social justice. His book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama, written with historian Kevin Mattson, looks at liberalism in American politics and culture.

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Eric Alterman on American Liberalism

Monday, April 16, 2012

Journalist and historian Eric Alterman traces the history of liberal ideals and discusses the politicians, intellectuals, visionaries, activists, and public personalities fighting for social justice. His book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama, written with historian Kevin Mattson, looks at liberalism in American politics and culture.

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Tucson Shooting: The Continued Fallout

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

All of this bleeds into the mood, and the atmosphere in the country, the sense of urgency. It's the difference between having a debate and political philosophy, and constantly communicating to people, who are unstable and who are on the fringe or who feel deeply threatened and frustrated, that this is the armaggedon, and the fate of the Republic and the fate of our children rests on it. That kind of overheated rhetoric is on cable TV every night, the blogs of both ideologies every night. That kind of rhetoric inevitably leads people to see themselves as actors in a grand human historic drama, in a way that I think becomes closely linked to a tendency toward violence.

Matt Bai writer of the Political Times column for The New York Times, on The Brian Leher Show.

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Eric Alterman On Arizona And Obama

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Eric Alterman, columnist for The Nation, and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, is the author of Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama. He discusses the new political landscape in the light of the Tucson shooting, and next moves for the Obama administration. 

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Liberalism in Post-Bush America

Monday, March 24, 2008

Eric Alterman says that even though “liberalism” has become something of a dirty word in American politics, most Americans are actually quite liberal when it comes to issues like health care and foreign policy. His new book is Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook for Post-Bush America.

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Moon Rising

Monday, March 24, 2008

The Rev. Sun Myung Moon has enormous influence in Washington and abroad. Find out more about his vast business and media empires..and whether his influence is something to be concerned about. Also: the challenges of integrating ex-inmates back into their communities. A look at how New York City's urban infrastructure ...

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