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Smithsonian Channel: ‘Malcolm X’s Fiery Speech Addressing Police Brutality’

“In 1962, a confrontation with the LAPD outside a mosque resulted in the death of a Nation of Islam member. It was an event seized on by an outraged Malcolm X, who would condemn it in an impassioned speech. From … Continue reading

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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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Big Think: Penn Jillette- ‘On Libertarianism, Taxes, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Weed’

Source:The New Democrat  “Take a deep breath, you’re in for a ride. Here is Penn Jillette on Libertarianism, taxes, Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Gary Johnson, sex, drugs and Kurt Cobain. Jillette’s latest book is “Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds … Continue reading

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ATHENAISM: ‘Why Is John F. Kennedy so Popular?’

Source:The New Democrat  “John F. Kennedy is one of the most popular US presidents. Was he as good as people remember him being? What exactly is it that makes him so popular?” From ATHENAISM Why is John F. Kennedy so popular? … Continue reading

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Evan Carmichael: ‘John F. Kennedy’s Top 10 Rules For Success’

Source:The New Democrat  “John F. Kennedy’s Top 10 Rules For Success: In this video we’re going to learn how to improve our lives by analyzing John F. Kennedy’s rules for success.” From Evan Carmichael The brilliance of what John F. Kennedy … 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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Ayn Rand Institute: ‘Ayn Rand – Her Philosophy in Two Minutes’: Why Leftists & Rightists Hate Ayn Rand

Source:The New Democrat “Learn more about Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism—a philosophy for living on earth.” From the Ayn Rand Institute From The Atlas Society “Objectivism is the philosophy of rational individualism founded by Ayn Rand (1905-1982). In novels such as The … Continue reading

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ACLU: Sam Walker- ‘Conscientious Objectors’

Source:The New Democrat  “The ACLU was born out of World War I and the repression that resulted when the U.S. joined the fight.” “On the night of April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson made the trip from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue … Continue reading

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Last Week Tonight: Ayn Rand- ‘How Is This Still A Thing?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Ayn Rand, author of “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Fountainhead,” is still kind of a thing. How?” Source:Last Week Tonight: Ayn Rand- ‘How Is This Still A Thing?’ I’m not an objectivist and not a believer in objectivism, … Continue reading

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