A left-wing strategy could alienate centrist voters, but pacts with the right have wearied leftists.
The Future of Social Democracy
The future of social democracy is unclear. Some parties are lurching to the left whereas others are taking a side in Europe’s culture war.
It’s not (just) about immigration. Center-left voters want politicians to protect the welfare state.
Pedro Sánchez was willing to take a side in his country’s culture war and won.
California Democrats have a blind spot when it comes to the state’s housing crisis.
Try to win back working-class voters or side with the socially progressive middle class?
Free marketeers now have more in common with social democrats than they do with conservatives.
Social democrats in Portugal and Spain make deals with the far left. Denmark’s and Sweden’s try to win back voters from the far right.
The party has tried to please everyone for too long.
Up with the new coalition. Down with inequality. Unite the left. Forward to an open world. Ride the long wave.
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