Ruy Teixeira

Ruy Teixiera is a co-editor of the Substack newsletter, The Liberal Patriot, and author of numerous books including The Emerging Democratic Majority (with John Judis) and, most recently, The Optimistic Left: Why the 21st Century Will Be Better Than You Think.

The Five Deadly Sins of the Left: An Update Share This

Dec 17, 2021

About a year ago I published an American Compass essay on “The Five Deadly Sins of the Left.” In that essay, I addressed the surprising fact that the left has not performed as well as one might expect, given the poor performance of free-market capitalism in the 21st century. Even the financial crisis of 2008–09 […]

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The Future of the Biden and Trump Coalitions Share This

Nov 24, 2020

While Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States and Donald Trump will join the small club of incumbents who could not get re-elected, it’s fair to say that Biden’s triumph was not so overwhelming that it even begins to settle the question of which party will dominate the 2020s. Biden will […]

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The Five Deadly Sins of the Left Share This

Oct 13, 2020

Identity Politics. Retro-Socialism. Catastrophism. Growthphobia. Technopessimism.

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