The Liberal Patriot

The Liberal Patriot
Political and social analysis to renew liberal values and advance American interests
Created 14 Dec 2020
  • Democrats, Not Republicans, Need to Defuse the Culture Wars
    03 Dec 2021about 23 hours ago • 4 min read • 14 0
    It’s not exactly a secret the Republicans are running hard against the Democrats on sociocultural issues like crime, immigration, ideology in the schools and cancel culture. Their strategy is to combi...
  • Rebooting Vaccine Internationalism
    02 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 6 0
    A nurse vaccinates a patient in Harare, Zimbabwe on December 1. Credit: Tafadzwa Ufumeli/Getty Images. A week before South African health officials announced they’d discovered a new coronavirus varian...
  • Politics is One Giant Culture War
    01 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 14 0
    Demonstrators gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston to protest COVID-19 vaccination and mask mandates. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images For most of the 1980s and 1990s, politics i...
  • A key front in the global struggle for freedom
    30 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 9 0
    Lukiškės Square in Vilnius, Lithuania (photo credit: Christopher Walker) The Biden administration’s Summit for Democracy, planned for December 9 and 10, aims to set forth an affirmative agenda for dem...
  • What Happened to Religious Progressives?
    24 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 15 0
    A little more than half of Americans even know that President Biden is Catholic. Picture source: Vatican Media/UPI/Rex/Shutterstock Is it any wonder that the Democratic Party’s brand is in the toilet ...
  • Reckless Endangerment on the Final Frontier
    23 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    An aurora over the southern hemisphere, captured by the crew of the International Space Station. Credit: NASA A little over a week ago, the Russian military shot down one of its own satellites in low ...
  • Democrats Can Reach More Working Class Voters
    19 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 44 0
    Times are tough for the historic party of the working class. The divorce between Democrats and the working class just continues to grow. Despite a slight improvement, Democrats still lost white workin...
  • America needs a sharper strategic narrative on China
    18 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 6 0
    The leaders of America and China talk things through at a virtual summit. U.S. President Joe Biden’s virtual meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping earlier this week covered a wide range of i...
  • Turning down the temperature on climate change
    17 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 13 0
    A COP summit graveyard erected by zealous climate activists in Glasgow. Credit: Paul Ellis, AFP Last Saturday, the COP26 global climate summit drew to a close in Glasgow. Though the usual suspects dec...
  • A Unifying Theory of American Politics
    16 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 15 0
    Democrats need a common project for America. The bipartisan infrastructure bill signed by President Biden on Monday is one such project. Picture: Susan Walsh. Democrats too often forget that most peop...
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