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Politics is simpler and more complex than most realize. Fortunately, there are good people able to see through the haze and talk about issues plainly and honestly. Hosted by the Institute Library and sponsored by the Editorial Board, Politics in Plain English brings a panel of writers and thinkers to New Haven to debate current events and bring you into the conversation.

 

What’s Up with Liberalism and the Left?

Josh Holland, contributing writer for The Nation, and Batya Ungar-Sargon, opinion editor for The Forward, take on the revived embrace of the once maligned term “liberal” by the left and explore the pushes and pulls of the collection—or is it a coalition?—of interests and political leanings that now make it up.