Port Huron at 50: Still Communist After All These Years


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An NYU conference celebrates the founding document of the sixties-era radical left.

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The New Left and the New Right


David Brooks has a provocative column today likening today’s Tea Party movement to the New Left that emerged in the 60s counterculture. Brooks is right about some of the outward similarities: the populist rhetoric; the grassroots activism; the disdain for political elites; and, ultimately, the somewhat diffuse policy agenda defined more by what it stands [...]

Marijuana, Conservatism, and the Culture Wars


Read Mary Grabar’s original Pajamas Media article here.
Read David Swindle’s NewsReal rebuttal here.

I will respond to your post, David, because it, like many of the posts in response to my column points to a very important divide in the conservative/libertarian movement.  Thank you for the opportunity.
Your post also points to a [...]

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 14, 2009


Forty years ago, I wrote the first book about the New Left, which was also a kind of manifesto of our publicly proposed agendas for a more democratic and racially equal America. I say “publicly proposed” because as leftists we knew we could not announce what we really intended which was a socialist revolution in [...]

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