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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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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- ‘Freedom of Speech: Government and Politics’

Source:The New Democrat  “Today, FINALLY, Craig is going to talk about Free Speech! Now, free speech is so important because it not only allows you to critique the government, but it also protects you from the government. But it’s essential … Continue reading

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Washington Monthly: Paul Baumann- ‘When Religion is Too Free’

Source:The New Democrat  “But Waldman is too sanguine about the benefits “Americanizing” will have on the DNA of “ancient” religions. Some real tension should exist between an individualistic, often hedonistic society and traditional religious communities. Liberal democracy must cultivate in … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘What if Women Ruled The World?’- The World Would Be a Different Place?

Source:The New Democrat  “Only 6.3% of all international leaders are women. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president and Africa’s first elected female head of state, suggests ways to redress the balance.” Source:The Economist: ‘What If Women Ruled The World?’ To … Continue reading

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The Federalist Coalition: Justin Stapley-‘The Cultural War and Federalism’

“Federalism is one of the few political mechanisms that benefits everyone. All sides of the political divide should be wary of allowing it to become a casualty in the ever-escalating culture war. The system of federalism created by the Constitution … 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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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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