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25 Great Radical Centrist Political Blogs
I. INTRODUCTORY NOTE FROM EDITOR MARK SATIN
Hundreds of blogs are radical middle in orientation now -- it may be the fastest-growing category of instant Internet political commentary! (By "radical middle" I mean you listen to & genuinely learn from all political perspectives, and USE your learnings to address our fundamental socio-economic problems in creative new ways.) The blogs we've linked to below strike me as not only radical middle but as unusually
II. THE LIVE TWENTY-FIVE
Althouse -- from Ann Althouse, law professor at the University of Wisconsin
AmbivaBlog -- from Annie Gottlieb, author of Do You Believe in Magic?: The Second Coming of the Sixties Generation
Another Opinion -- from Paul Hosse, long-time Louisville KY community & political activist
A View from the Radical Middle -- from Per Kurowski, former Executive Director of the World Bank for Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela
Beams and Struts -- from seven "hungry brains and thirsty souls"
Centrist Project blog -- from Charles Wheelan, author of The Centrist Manifesto, and others
Citizen Jane Politics -- from Patricia Murphy, former Capitol Hill reporter
Daniel W. Drezner -- from Daniel Drezner, professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Demos blog -- from Demos, Britain's "leading cross-party think tank"
Dish -- from Andrew Sullivan, former editor of The New Republic
Gruntled Center -- from William (Beau) Weston, self-described "sociology professor . . . AND married father of three"
James Fallows blog -- from James Fallows, founding chair of the New America Foundation
John Avlon: Published Work -- from John Avlon, author of Independent Nation
Matt Miller's Blog -- from Matthew Miller, author of The Tyranny of Dead Ideas
Moderate Voice -- from Joe Gandelman, former San Diego Union staff writer
Moderate Voters -- from Gary Butts, a Southern California voter
New America Blogs -- a gathering of blogs from New America Foundation's projects
Passport -- from staff writers at Foreign Policy magazine
Political Animal -- from staff writers at The Washington Monthly
Radical Centrism -- from Ernest Prabhakar, open source products manager at Apple
Radical Middle Newsletter -- from Mark Satin, author of Radical Middle: The Politics We Need Now
Right Democrat -- from a Democrat who claims that "for too long both parties have ignored the concerns of working and middle class Americans"
Ta-Nehisi Coates Blog -- from Ta-Nehisi Coates, former Village Voice staff writer & author of The Beautiful Struggle
Village Square -- a forum for dialogue
Washington Note -- from Steve Clemons, Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation
III. STILL NOT SATISFIED?
See our list of over 250 Great Radical Centrist Groups and Organizations.
ABOUT THE RADICAL MIDDLE CONCEPT
GREAT RADICAL MIDDLE GROUPS AND BLOGS:
RADICAL MIDDLE INITIATIVES:
SOME PRIOR WRITINGS BY MARK SATIN:
NOT JUST RADICAL MIDDLE: