Tag Archives: Liberal Society

The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin- What is a Classical Liberal?

Source: The New Democrat I’ve been asked many times in the past what are my politics. I’m been accused ( if you want to put it that way ) of being a Libertarian or some other right-winger especially on social … Continue reading

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The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin Interviewing Nadine Strossen- Free Speech & Personal Liberty

Source: The New Democrat This debate about liberty versus equality as if that is a real choice which it isn’t and I’ll get into that later, reminds me of a speech that longtime Chicago University Economics Professor Milton Friedman, who … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialist: Classical Liberalism and Fascism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat According to Wikipedia: “Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce that came to prominence in early … Continue reading

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Say No To Democide: Free Speech or Offensive Speech- Should We Let Haters Speak?: The First Amendment Right to Offend

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To put to bluntly, if you don’t like free speech, you’re probably not a fan of liberal democracy and sure as hell not America as well. The First Amendment, is … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- George Zornick- “Lets Just Get Rid of The Hyde Amendment”: Pro-Choice is Not Choosing Others to Pay For Your Choices

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I going to get to The Hyde Amendment and why I support that and why I’m against public funding for abortions. But I also want to use this opportunity to … 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: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus 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 with all of our individual rights … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Bert Neuborne: ‘The First Amendment As We Know it Today Didn’t Exist Until The 1960s’

Source: The New Democrat Plus I guess my question for Bert Neuborne who wrote this piece over at Salon would be did our First Amendment as we at least know it today didn’t exist until the 1960s, or is it just … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Sean McElwee: ‘The Case For Censoring Hate Speech’: No Good Case

  “For the past few years speech has moved online, leading to fierce debates about its regulation. Most recently, feminists have led the charge to purge Facebook of misogyny that clearly violates its hate speech code. Facebook took a small … Continue reading

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Leigha Cohen: Noam Chomsky- Public Education and The Common Good: How Freedom, Community and Responsibility Balances in a Liberal Democracy

I was watching BookTV on C-Span 2 today, because I’m a current affairs as well as history and political junky. Whose interested in things besides celebrity culture and technology. If that offends you too bad. And I was watching a … Continue reading

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LWF: Noam Chomsky- The Purpose of Education

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeStates The purpose of education is for people to learn what they need to know in order to be successful in life. Not teach them what to think, but how to think … Continue reading

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