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Two Lefts won't beat a Right

Can the Democratic Party's Elizabeth Warren energise the New Left without antagonising the Old Centre, or can Joe Biden keep the party's two strands together?

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Elizabeth Warren buttons on a T-shirt featuring an image of President Donald Trump. Ms Warren is pinning her presidential ambitions on reforming the current capitalist system and protecting the interests of American workers.

SINCE the French Revolution more than two centuries ago, the labels "left" and "right" have been used in reference to two competing political ideologies and the movements representing them - those on the left promoting social justice and economic equality as the engines of progress, and those on...

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