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Of course, what this highlights is that as the threat of revolution recedes, so the impetus for a fair and just society does too.

Arguably, then, parties of the left need to maintain not only the appearance of electability, but possibly more importantly the appearance of extremism, because when they become reasonable, all momentum for reform is lost.

by Metatone (metatone [a|t] gmail (dot) com) on Mon May 1st, 2006 at 03:46:25 AM EST

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