Tag Archives: Center Right

The New Republic: Win McCormack- ‘Are You Progressive’- Differences Between Progressive, Socialist & Liberal

Source:The New Democrat  “What distinguishes a progressive from a liberal? This is one of the more pervasive ambiguities in contemporary American political discourse.” From The New Republic “LibertyCon unites the people who are redefining the pro-liberty movement. For more info, visit … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- ‘Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics’

Source:Crash Course– American federalism. Source:The New Democrat “In which Craig Benzine teaches you about federalism, or the idea that in the United States, power is divided between the national government and the 50 state governments. Craig will teach you about … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: US Federalism For Dummies- American Government Review

Source:The New Democrat  “For the discerning dummy and smart smart people, this video is designed for AP American Government students, College students lost in the wilderness in a political science course and just crazy people on the internet with nothing … Continue reading

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Danielle Allen: ‘Equality in the Declaration of Independence’

Source:Amazon– Danielle Allen’s book about the Declaration of Independence. “The following text is excerpted from Our Declaration: A Reading of the ­Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2014) by Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the … Continue reading

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The New Republic: David Greenberg: ‘JFK Was An Unapologetic Liberal’

Source:Twitter– David Greenberg. Source:The New Democrat  “In the fiftieth anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the hype—the movies and books and magazine covers, the roundups and reminiscences and retrospectives—is in overdrive. How can America resist another JFK love-in? The popular … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Francis Fukuyama- ‘The Future of History: Can Liberal Democracy Survive the Decline of the Middle Class’

Source:Foreign Affairs– welcome to Washington. “Something strange is going on in the world today. The global financial crisis that began in 2008 and the ongoing crisis of the euro are both products of the model of lightly regulated financial capitalism … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘The Global Roots of The 2008 Crash’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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The Economist: Americas View- ‘Affirmative Action in Brazil: Slavery’s Legacy’

Source:The Economist– looks like freedom in Brazil. “TO SUM up recent research predicting a mixed-race future for humanity, biologist Stephen Stearns of Yale University turns to an already intermingled nation. In a few centuries, he says, we will all “look … Continue reading

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NBC News: ‘Huntley Brinkley Report- Outtakes From An Interview With President John F. Kennedy’

Source:NBC News– President John F. Kennedy (Democrat, Massachusetts) being interviewed by Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, of NBC News in 1963. Source:The Daily Press  “Outtakes with President John F. Kennedy during an NBC-TV interview on September 9, 1963, two months … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘Margaret Thatcher: Freedom Fighter’

“ONLY a handful of peacetime politicians can claim to have changed the world. Margaret Thatcher was one. She transformed not just her own Conservative Party, but the whole of British politics. Her enthusiasm for privatisation launched a global revolution and … Continue reading

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