Primal Choices in American Politics: Individualism Vs. Communitarian Approaches

The fundamental divide among Americans is how much individualism and how much sacrifice for the common good or communitarianism should public policy encourage, wrote E.J. Dionne in Our Divided Political Heart (2011). Neither political party champions individualism or communitarianism. They each have selective priorities. Yet the Tea Party, which emerged after Obama's election, has embraced... Continue Reading →

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