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Party of No: How Republicans and the Right Have Tried to Thwart All Social Progress

You name it, the right has opposed it: civil rights, school desegregation, women's rights, labor organizing, the minimum wage, LGBT rights, welfare, immigrant rights.

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The right has well-thought-out ideologies, a specific agenda, clearly defined enemies, and ruthlessly pursues power to achieve its goals. And it’s fighting a Democratic White House and Party that stand for nothing, which is why being the “Party of No” will continue to be a winning strategy for Republicans.

Arun Gupta is a founding editor of The Indypendent newspaper. He is writing a book on the decline of American Empire for Haymarket Books.

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