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Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780748668878

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.001.0001

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The Republican Road to Nationalization

The Republican Road to Nationalization

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(p.161) Chapter 10 The Republican Road to Nationalization
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The American Left
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Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0010

The years of the George W. Bush presidency (2001-2009) yielded further evidence of a partial fading in anti-socialist sentiment, such as the election of Bernard Sanders to the Senate, the impact of movie maker Michael Moore, and the fixation of a new breed of neoconservatives with foreign policy and anti-Islamism rather than anti-socialism. The bellicosity of the Bush administration’s stances on Iraq and Afghanistan still provoked a new-style, social media based opposition from the left. At the end, put under pressure by the banking crisis, the Bush administration succumbed to a subliminal attachment to socialist solutions by nationalizing major mortgage, insurance and automobile corporations.

Keywords:   George W. Bush, Michael Moore, Bernard Sanders, nationalization, Iraq, Afghanistan, social media

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