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Progressive dilemma1st October 2005 I have been a subscriber to Prospect since you began, so I was interested in David Goodhart’s remarks (October) on the occasion of your tenth anniversary. But there are two aspects of what he said that perturbed me. First, I am disconcerted that he should have placed Marxism Today in double harness with Encounter (a magazine which I read for very many years) as a fully-fledged precursor of Prospect. The other surprising thing was his use of a word which I thought had expired with the cold war: “progressive.”

Robert Cahn Cambridge

The London…

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