The Public Interest

Notes on the new politics

Peter F. Drucker

Summer 1966

The objective realities to which American politics must address itself have been changing drastically in the last fifteen years or so: in population structure;in social and political structure; in respect to the power centers in American society; and in the international environment. As a result, fundamental assumptions accepted as near axioms in both our domestic and our foreign policies are becoming increasingly untenable.

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