Tag Archives: Individual Liberty

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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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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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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Commonwealth Club: Video: Charles Murray: Rebuilding Liberty

. Charles Murray, at least in the first fifteen minutes of his presentation here, concentrates on what he calls over regulations. And assuming his stories are true, I agree with what he’s saying here. And I’m not a fan of … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion: Katrina Vanden Heuvel: A New Definition of Freedom in America

Washington Post: Opinion: Katrina Vanden Heuvel: A New Definition of Freedom in America It’s great to see Democrats talking about freedom again. This is something that Liberals and Progressives should be talking about anyway. Since we created freedom in America. … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- David Masciotra- “You’re Not The Boss of Me! Why Libertarianism Is a Childish Sham”: Why Collectivism Doesn’t Work Either

Source: AlterNet: Opinion- David Masciotra- You’re Not The Boss of Me! Why Libertarianism Is a Childish Sham I actually believe that our Founding Fathers our Founding Liberals (sorry Right-Wingers) got it right when they wrote our Constitution and Bill of Rights … Continue reading

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