Feb 17, 2022 • 48M

Ruy Teixeira on "The Emerging Democratic Majority" Twenty Years Later

We discuss professional class hegemony within the Democratic Party, the morbid symptoms of neoliberalism, and if the coalition he advocated for was ever really possible, or doomed from the start.

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Matthew Thomas
Class politics in New York City.
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A few weeks ago, the New York Times published a profile of Ruy Teixeira, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and fixture of Democratic Party politics for more than 30 years. From the paper’s On Politics newsletter:

“In 2002, the political scientist Ruy Teixeira and the journalist John B. Judis published a book that struck a chord among lib…

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