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Chomsky’s Philosophy: Professor Noam Chomsky- Free Speech on Campus

Source:The New Democrat “If you believe in freedom of speech, you believe in freedom of speech for views that you don’t like. Goebbeles was in favor of freedom of speech for views that he liked. So was Stalin. If you’re … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Cass R. Sunstein: On Freedom

Source:The New Democrat “In addition to discussing his book Sunstein and Shermer talk about what it was like to work in the Obama administration, the issue of free will and determinism in the context of his theory of libertarian paternalism … Continue reading

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American Enterprise Institute: Welfare Reform- Why? 1976

Source:The New Democrat “May 20, 1976: This AEI Round Table brings together four experts to discuss whether major modifications are needed in the American public welfare system. Why have welfare costs skyrocketed in recent years? Do these rising costs prove … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Adam Harris- ‘What’s The Deal With Free College?’

Source:The New Democrat  From Adam Harris: “Every day now, it seems, another Democratic candidate announces his or her 2020 presidential run. Among the most popular ideas these hopefuls campaign for is a tuition-free secondary education. A free-college proposal has practically … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Robert Reich- ‘The Common Good’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat In this long PBS style fundraiser marathon of a speech that Robert Reich gave in Washington about his book The Common Good, I got the sense that he was talking … Continue reading

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Economic Policy Journal: David Gordon- A Libertarian Argument for the Welfare State

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Economic Policy Journal: David Gordon- A Libertarian Argument for the Welfare State Left-Libertarian, would be a solid way to describe my own politics I believe. I prefer Liberal or even … Continue reading

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Blue Dem Warriors: ‘Liberals Want Everyone to Have The Same Freedoms and Opportunities’

Source:The New Democrat Source:Mometrix Academy: ‘Social Liberalism’ “Learn more about social liberalism and its roots. Know what social liberals believe and why. Make sure you are prepared for your exam.” This is exactly what liberalism is about and what Liberals … Continue reading

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