Bull Moose Dictionary: “The Radical Center”

The radical center is a part of the evolving U.S. political spectrum that owes no allegiance to the ideologies of the right or left, choosing instead to focus on the search for practical solutions to the core challenges that face the nation. The

The term “radical” is used to denote both a passion for the position and for a readiness to institute drastic change to redress the dysfunctions in our system.

A radical centrist, by extension, is one who espouses such beliefs and behaves accordingly.

An example of a movement of the radical center is Coffee Party USA.

Some Bull Moose Republicans are essentially right-leaning radical centrists, and some “Yellow Dog” Democrats are left-leaning radical centrists.

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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