Tag Archives: Freedom

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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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This post 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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The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Assuming the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action goes into effect and the Islamic Republic of Iran has all the incentive in the world to make that happen, I believe this … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the best speech that any president has ever given … 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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The Washington Post: Opinion- Katrina Vanden Heuvel- A New Definition of Freedom in America

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus 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. With the U.S. … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig- “Catholic Upbringing Made Me a Libertarian Activist”: The Liberal Society Notion of Freedom

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I believe in both economic freedom and personal freedom. The idea that people should have the freedom to manage their own economic and personal affairs. Be able to make their … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: O.A.R.- Liberalism: The Philosophy of Individual Rights & Freedom

Source: The New Democrat I’m a Liberal and when I hear the term ‘Modern Liberal’ today it makes me a little angry. Because today’s so-called ‘Modern Liberals’ would be called Socialists in any other country. Because they have a collectivist view … Continue reading

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Constitution Center: Constitution Daily: NCC Staff: Danielle Allen Traces Equality in the Declaration of Independence: Freedom and Equality in a Liberal Democracy

Event preview: Scholar traces equality in the Declaration of Independence. Freedom vs. equality which I guess has been an ongoing debate between Progressives and Libertarians perhaps for an indefinite time now. And this whole discussion is really relates to what … Continue reading

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Mometrix Academy: What is Social Liberalism

Source: Mometrix Academy: What is Social Liberalism In this post, I’m just going to get into what social liberalism is and what it isn’t. What it really is and what it really isn’t and I’m writing this especially this weekend when … Continue reading

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