Paper $12.95 ISBN: 9780976147503 Published June 2005

The Stock Ticker and the Superjumbo

How the Democrats Can Once Again Become America’s Dominant Political Party

Rick Perlstein

The Stock Ticker and the Superjumbo

Rick Perlstein

Distributed for Prickly Paradigm Press

128 pages | 4 1/2 x 7
Paper $12.95 ISBN: 9780976147503 Published June 2005
A majority of Americans tell pollsters they want more government intervention to reduce the gap between high- and lower-income citizens, and less than one-third consider high taxes to be a problem. Yet conservative Republicanism currently controls the political discourse. Why?

Rick Perlstein probes this central paradox of today’s political scene in his penetrating pamphlet. Perlstein explains how the Democrats’ obsessive short-term focus on winning "swing voters," instead of cultivating loyal party-liners, has relegated Democrats to political stagnation. Perlstein offers a vigorous critique and far-reaching vision that is a thirty-year plan for Democratic victory.

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Ruy Teixeira
Dan Carol
Daniel Cantor
Robert B. Reich
Michael C. Dawson
Elaine Kamarck
Richard Delgado
Stanley Aronowitz
Philip Klinkner
Larry M. Bartels

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