TITLE

Irving the Interminable

PUB. DATE
September 1978
SOURCE
National Review;9/29/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 39, p1196
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the emergence of the New Right movement in the U.S. It is stated that journalist Irving Howe has joined the movement denouncing everyone to the right of politician and author Michael Harrington. It is safe to say that nobody who reads Howe's manifesto is likely to let himself get caught in a conversation with him. It is reported that there are limits to feasible taxation, though it is by no means clear that one has reached these limits in the U.S., especially if, unlikely as it now seems, a truly progressive tax system were introduced.
ACCESSION #
6078232

 

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