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Dubious Alliance: The Making of Minnesota's Dfl Party

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Hardcover, 264 pages
Published May 1st 1984 by University of Minnesota Press
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Erik Riker-Coleman
Apr 06, 2015 Erik Riker-Coleman rated it really liked it
Haynes is known as a Cold War traditionalist, pretty unsympathetic to the American left. That being said, this book is invaluable in exploring the deep tensions that were inherent in the relationship between Minnesota's Farmer-Labor Party and its Democrats, and does a fantastic job of exploring the highly contingent nature of their 1944 union in the Democrat-Farmer-Labor Party. He really does make a credible case that it was, in fact, a dubious alliance from the first, and does a solid job of ...more
Mark Bowles
Aug 15, 2014 Mark Bowles rated it liked it
John Earl Haynes, Dubious Alliance; The Making of Minnesota's DFL Party (1984)
1. The dubious alliance refers to the coalition between the communists and liberals-this became the Democratic Farmer-Labor party
2. This dissolved in the 1940's but had implications for liberals until 1972
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