The problem with this narrative that elections are won by appealing to the mushy centre is that it fails to come to grips with the electoral appeal of Donald Trump and other right-wing populist.
The 2017 federal elections in Germany confirm and continue some key trends in contemporary politics.
What we urgently need is a recreation of the effective politics of post-War social democracy. But we can’t just return to the past.
Will white progressives struggle for anti-racism alongside people of colour, and make it a central strategy and analytical tool in organizing change?
Despite ultra loose monetary policy, business investment is very low due to inadequate overall demand.