Kaye: Be it resolved… Americans should embrace their radical history
UW-Green Bay Prof. of Democracy and Justice Studies Harvey J. Kaye has recently reprinted, at the political advocacy website Campaign for America’s Future, his 2009 address to the Yale Political Union. Kaye told the Union — believed to be the oldest collegiate debating society in America — that today’s era of progressives would be well served to remember what he describes as American democracy’s radical roots. Five years later, during the run-up to the 2014 congressional election, Kaye stands by those words. Read more.