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Voices / Letters from readers

Where are the new Democratic Party policies?

Originally published in The Commons issue #425 (Wednesday, September 13, 2017). This story appeared on page E2.



RE: “Where is the vision for a better future?” [Column, Sep. 6]:

This column is astoundingly refreshing, hopeful, and perceptive. Yes, we are worried — not just Democrats, but all those left-thinking persons who had the slightest hopes for change and serious, enlightened social, economic, and environmental policies.

I am highly encouraged to learn there are ideas out there, and highly anxious that these ideas will find stalwart, intelligent, and determined citizens unafraid to march forward with them.

Indeed, where is the new policy platform? Where are those with alternatives to the existing, smudged party lines?

Mary Ellen Chatwin


Tbilisi, Georgia

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