Note that what is required here is not one more well-designed program. It is a narrative, a marketing device – a bumper sticker.Must-read. Short.
Dani Rodrik is correct but changing minds, let alone a cultural mindset, is easier said than done. But without doing it, progressivism is wandering in a swamp of identity issues.
It's about building a vision and articulating it persuasively through a narrative that Joe and Jane Sixpack can relate to and identify themselves and their cohort with.
Here again I come back to the enduring question, "What does it mean to live a good life as an individual in a good society."
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