Freedom Quilt Mural by David Fichter.

Economic exploitation, racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, homo phobia, transphobia, xenophobia, egoism, spiritual deadness, and the transactional quality of social relations under capitalism — there is so much the Left is struggling to overcome. Contributors to this special section debate the tensions and over laps between identity politics, class politics, and spiritual politics. Don’t miss the lively web-only articles on this topic: visit

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