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Is the American Idea Doomed?

By Yoni Appelbaum ● The Atlantic ● 11/01/2017


Now, though, the idea they articulated is in doubt. America no longer serves as a model for the world as it once did; its influence is receding. At home, critics on the left reject the notion that the U.S. has a special role to play; on the right, nationalists push to define American identity around culture, not principles. Is the American idea obsolete?

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