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Looking for New Ideas from the Left

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Looking for New Ideas from the Left

Looking for New Ideas from the Left

Looking for New Ideas from the Left

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Born in social and political upheaval, progressive political ideals blossomed in the 1960s. Now they struggle for a foothold in American politics. We look at new ideas from the left and their potential to capture the country's imagination.

Guests:

Peter Beinart, editor, The New Republic ; writing book about the future of liberal politics

Jim Wallis, editor, Sojourners Magazine; heads Call to Renewal, a faith-based campaign to fight poverty; author, God's Politics

Gar Alperovitz, professor government and politics at the University of Maryland; author, America Beyond Capitalism

Patricia Williams, law professor, Columbia University; columnist for The Nation magazine