Progressives and the Constitutional Convention Movement

POSTED | Posted: 2017-12-01 13:48:27 | Updated : 2017-12-01 13:48:27

In this Nation article, Richard Kreitner argues that the left should embrace the Article V constitutional convention movement just like Progressives and Populists in the past advocated constitutional change. "The institutional left’s opposition to thoroughgoing reform has created a vacuum that’s being gleefully filled by the right,” he contends, pointing to the Article V convention movement spearheaded by conservative groups such as the American Legislative Exchange Council and the State Policy Network. Read more here.

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