Andrew Prokop at Vox.com says progressives are worried that Governor Andrew Cuomo, aka, Gov. 1 percent, will be the future of the Democratic Party, not Mayor deBlasio. They are right to be worried. The great fear of those of us on the Catholic Left should be someone who embraces libertarian economic ideas as well as social policy libertarianism. The future of the Democrats requires them to become again the party of working class voters, or they will have no future at all.
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In This Issue
- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
- Editorial: Churches can lead the fight against racism
- New family synod document a mixture of welcome, criticism of modern life
- Special Section: Women Today [Print only]
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