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"Economist [Magazine]: Progressives Are Ruining Liberalism"

The article in The Economist is gated, so it's nice that we have this summary. Here's how it starts:

A San Francisco social justice warrior has very little in common with a New York City cop. Yet they are both voting Democrat. They both wrap themselves in the flag of 'liberalism' but the social authoritarians who dominate the fringe arm of liberalism - progressives - are actually ruining it . . .