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Transatlantic Left Voices

Where Progressives Stand After NYC’s Primary Elections

The triumph of Eric Adams, a stridently anti-Left candidate, in the mayor’s race and numerous victories for the Left in down-ballot races reflects the different structural challenges candidates encounter in a high-profile, high-stakes campaign to lead a city of 8.8 million people as opposed to more localized contests. It also underscores that most voters are not strictly ideological in their choices but instead will gravitate toward candidates who they think understand their lives and will fight for them.

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Global Solidarity

NYC’s Primary Shows the Decline of the Democratic Machine

The Democratic Party machine is a hollow shell, a monopoly whose product appeals to relatively few but thrived because it could smother any competition. Since a real opposition finally got organized, the machine has repeatedly been overwhelmed.

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Transatlantic Left Voices

Socialism Reignited in America

In this timely publication, Moritz Wichmann of neues deutschland gives a nuanced perspective on the rise of the Democratic Socialists of America and what takeaways we can draw from their biannual convention earlier this month.

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