Contemporary American Liberalism

@article{Grimes1962ContemporaryAL,
  title={Contemporary American Liberalism},
  author={A. P. Grimes},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={1962},
  volume={344},
  pages={25 - 34}
}
  • A. P. Grimes
  • Published 1962
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Liberalism in America has been at a low ebb ever since the Second World War. This is evident in the decline in circulation of liberal periodicals as well as in the decline in in fluence of politics of the left. The decline of politics of the left is attributed to postwar reaction, the Cold War, the rhythm of politics, excessive loyalty enthusiasm, and defense prosperity. The extent of this prosperity, however, is questioned. The ab sence of an effective and aggressive left has modified the… Expand