Davin Phoenix

Assistant professor of political science at UC Irvine

Assistant professor of political science at UC Irvine

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A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

Pragmatic but still undecided

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

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