The Future of Progressive Politics
Opinion polls and surveys indicate broad discontent with the two existing political parties. Voter participation continues to nosedive. The 1996 election had the lowest turnout since 1924. Is there an opening for a new progressive-based politics? Todd Gitlin thinks so.
Todd Gitlin is a prominent political and social critic. He teaches journalism and sociology at NYU. Among his many books are The Sixties, Inside Prime Time, and Twilight of Common Dreams.