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The “troika” of editors generally agree although they approach issues from different perspectives: A.T. or “80″ considers himself a populist, a Jeffersonian democrat who migrated from the Old Right; Lev is “sort of a” Socialist, but one who abhors State Socialism while advocating workers’ ownership and cooperatives; and, Lawrence is the only partisan Democrat of the three, he has been active in the Democratic Party and considers himself an FDR-Humphrey “Real” Democrat who deplores the party’s love affair with corporateers, Clintonistas and Obama-crats.
They discovered how much they agreed with one another despite quite different backgrounds; they support democracy as a political practice and as a way of life.
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