In a clash between centrism
and more extreme policy, the proposal for "Medicare for all" (a universal expansion of one of America's staterun health programmes) thrown at Biden by senator Kamala Harris and others as the future for US healthcare was rightly shot down by him as unrealistic, unaffordable, and essentially a pledge to hike taxes on middle-class Americans.
On Sunday, Syed Saddiq urged Khairy to reject the far-right politics growing within the PAS-Umno structure and join former Umno members such as Dr Mahathir, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed in Bersatu to pursue centrism
Propelled by friendly coverage in the mainstream media, Biden trumpeted a return to Hillary Clinton-style centrism
, eschewing the leftward lurch of the Democratic party of late.
Yet, if there is any ideology at all in Biden's campaign, it's old-school moderate centrism
that plays much like that of Hillary Clinton's campaign in 2016.
WITH Monday's news that six MPs nobody has ever heard of - and Chuka Umunna - decided to split from the Labour Party dominating headlines all week, now might be a good time to discuss the pros and cons of the prevailing political philosophy of our age: Centrism
Among the texts are Evelyn Reed's "The Myth of Women's Inferiority," the Political Committee of the Socialist Workers Party: "Preparing for the Next Wave of Radicalism in the United States," Fred Halstead's "The Jackson Freedom Ride," James Robertson's "The Centrism
of the SWP," and Jean Simon (Jean Tussey): "Tom Paine--Revolutionist." ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
More concretely, Keil argues that we need to conceptualize suburbanization as a process, but also to reject the centrism
that reduces it to a unidirectional flow of people and capital that starts out necessarily from an urban centre.
Her pragmatism is tougher than that, even if it will come across as especially frustrating to those who believe that centrism
and civility are no longer enough, the review stated.
Al Haj highlighted the UAE's clear approach of centrism
In his op-ed, Trump said Democrats have moved away from centrism
, claiming the "new Democrats are radical socialists who want to model America's economy after Venezuela."
Robert Kegan, a pioneer in the dynamics of adult life development, calls the insistence on self-interest centrism
of any kind--whether egocentrism, gender centrism
, religious centrism
, national centrism
, or family centrism--can hinder our understanding of others and the world around us.