Since the 1960s, the New Left has argued that we can’t solve any of our major problems until we overthrow our racist, sexist, and capitalistic system. But for most of my life, up through the election of Obama, there was still a New Deal, “Yes we can!,” and “We can do it!” optimism that sat side-by-side with the New Left’s fundamentally disempowering critique of the system.

Source: Why I Am Not A Progressive – by Michael Shellenberger – Michael Shellenberger

The non-stop doom and gloom and negativity, and total lack of optimism and hope is a deal killer.

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