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Will 'Southern Democracy' Survive? (Conclusion and Recommendations)

Glen Browder | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

Southern Democracy is not dead. But Southern Democrats must devote serious long-term attention and energy to an alternative future -- still different culturally, more moderate politically, and less burdened with traditional baggage -- for Southern Democracy.

Is the South a Nation of Toothless, Ignorant, Racist Rednecks?

Glen Browder | Posted 05.18.2012 | Media
Glen Browder

One of the things that most irritates me is for media folks and political pundits to use gratuitous, disparaging stereotypes about groups of people and their cultural affinities. And it seems that a common target for ridicule is the South and Southerners.

When Black Meant Republican

Chris Ladd | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics
Chris Ladd

The story of how the Party of Lincoln lost its black support is long and sad, but understanding what happened is critical as the Party looks to improve its standing in the black community.

National Journal Details GOP's "Southern Exposure" Problem

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican strength in the South has both compensated for and masked the extent of the party's decline elsewhere....