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Michael Berube

Michael Berube teaches literature at Penn State University. His most recent book is The Left at War (NYU Press, 2011).
 

Libya and the Left

Ten years ago, surveying the post-9/11 landscape in the pages of Dissent, Michael Walzer famously asked if there could be a “decent Left” in a superpower. … The question, rather, should have been whether there can be a rigorously internationalist Left in the U.S., a Left that will promote and support the freedom of speech, the freedom to worship, the freedom from want, and the freedom from fear—even on those rare and valuable occasions when doing so puts one in the position of supporting U.S. policies.

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