Medicare-for-All, Green New Deal, Free Public College — these are the slogans percolating on leftist social media accounts. They’re also the basis for Republican attack after attack, even if at their core, the end goals themselves aren’t terribly unpopular. Beyond the bumper sticker slogans associated (for better or worse) with large, centralized government programs, the left’s best ideas often promote subsidiarity. Think of Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign-trail crusade to save minor-league baseball teams in small towns like the one he was once Mayor of, Burlington, Vermont. Sanders did not frame this in the lens of a revolution, but as protecting…

Andrew Figueiredo

Moderate Communitarian politics. Catholic. 1st Gen Portuguese-American born and raised in Kansas. Now a law student in Pennsylvania.

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