Category Archives: Liberal Democracy

The Federalist Coalition: Justin Stapley- Karl Marx vs. Thomas Jefferson: Liberal Democracy vs. Communism

“Our political conflict can often be boiled down to the stark differences in how Karl Marx and Thomas Jefferson viewed history and their different beliefs about the role of government in crafting the future.” Read the rest of Justin Stapley’s … Continue reading

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AEI: What is Pluralism?

Source:The New Democrat From Merriam Webster: “4a : a state of society in which members of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, or social groups maintain and develop their traditional culture or special interest within the confines of a common civilization. b … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Clint Smith: Affirmative Action As Reparations

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main reason why I oppose affirmative action at least in the sense of reward any American or Americans based on race, ethnicity, or gender, is because I have this old … Continue reading

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The Bully Pulpit: JR Benjamin- Gore Vidal: Rioting in Understatement

Source: The Bully Pulpit: JR Benjamin- Gore Vidal: Rioting in Understatement I believe to listen to Gore Vidal speak or read any of his material, you first have to know where he’s coming from and what his political background is. He … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Sheri Berman- ‘ Some Argue That The West Should Limit Democracy To Save Liberalism: Here’s Why They’re Wrong’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat America and to a certain extent Europe, has a long history of subsidizing authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and Africa (specifically) for their own national interests. The thinking being … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy Islamism, from ISIS and other groups, is not just and assault on American and Western values, but its … Continue reading

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Academy of Ideas: John Stuart Mill On Liberty

Academy of Ideas: John Stuart Mill On Liberty When I think of liberty, I don’t think of the liberty to do whatever the hell I want without any consequences. I think of individual liberty, self-determination, free will, the ability for … Continue reading

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