Category Archives: Classical Liberalism

New York Magazine: Jonathan Chait- ‘The Still-Vital Case for Liberalism in a Radical Age’

“It is easy to see why a specialist in public opinion whose professional mission is to help elect Democrats while moving the party leftward would take an interest in this research. But in certain quarters of the left — though … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Sebastian Mallaby- ‘How Should a Liberal Be?’

Source:The New Democrat  “In James Grant, it sometimes seems, the nineteenth century has been resuscitated. Towering, gaunt, bow-tied, and pinstriped, he writes with a sly wit that recalls the novels of William Thackeray. His signal achievement is a fortnightly cult … Continue reading

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Coordination Problem: Peter Boettke- ‘Liberalism Misunderstood’

“Liberalism was born in an effort to escape oppression and dogma — a critique of the alignment of the Crown and the Altar that was enforced by the Sword. True radical liberalism is a foundational critique, and seeks to set … Continue reading

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LA Progressive: Ted Rall- ‘The Difference Between Liberals and Leftists’

Source:The New Democrat  “Living as they do in a bipolar political world where politics consists of Democrats and Republicans and no other ideology is real, media corporations in the United States use left, liberal and Democrat as synonyms. This is … Continue reading

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CATO Institute: Doug Bandow- ‘Is Liberalism Good For Religions?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Featuring Joseph Loconte, Associate Professor of History, The King’s College; Daniel Philpott, Professor of Religion and Global Politics, University of Notre Dame; Mustafa Akyol, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Doug … Continue reading

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Lew Rockwell: Bionic Mosquito- Liberalism and Christianity: Liberal Christianity

Source:The New Democrat Liberalism and Christianity implies at least that they’re two different things when the fact is there’s a fundamentalist and even theocratic version of Christianity way over on the Right, the Christian-Right in America represents that movement. There’s … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source:The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad if he … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: The Washington Journal With Brian Lamb- Camille Paglia & Bay Buchanan: On College Students, Education, Government, Women in Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I like and respect Camille Paglia a lot, at least when I’m quick enough to understand what she’s saying, or at the very least catch every word that she says. … Continue reading

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Libertarianism.Org: Jason Kuznicki & Anthony Comegna- The Liberal & Marxist Theories of History

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat With this piece I’m going to separate liberalism where I am on the Center-Left of the American political spectrum, from not just Marxism/Communism, but what’s called classical liberalism or what and … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialist: Classical Liberalism and Fascism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat According to Wikipedia: “Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce that came to prominence in early … Continue reading

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