“There are many signs . . . that we may be at the beginning of a long struggle like that which preceded the
New Deal—a struggle at the grassroots and in the state and local ‘laboratories’ to develop something new on the ground. . . .
And though there is great pain in the fading of traditional strategies, it is in fact that very pain that is forcing a new
possibility—one that is also gathering momentum as more and more people realize that the old direction is fading.”