Tag Archives: Individual Freedom

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

Posted in Liberal Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Liberal Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Democratic Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: ‘Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World’

Source:The New Democrat “Americans tend to think of affirmative action as a uniquely American institution: an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, intended primarily to improve economic opportunities for African Americans, who have continued to face obstacles to equality long … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keith Hughes: What is a Liberal?

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Keith Hughes explained what is a Liberal in basically the first minute of this video and he even said that we all are a Liberal at least in some way. … Continue reading

Posted in Keith Hughes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Facts: ’10 Facts About Weed’

“10 facts about weed. This list contains ten facts you didn’t know about the drug cannabis. Do you know interesting, amazing, fascinating and mind blowing things about the marijuana plant? Let us know in the comments… 10. There are over … Continue reading

Posted in War on Drugs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Book TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Republic: Opinion- Issac Chotner- Ross Douhat Column on Young People: Individualism and Liberalism

The New Republic: Opinion- Issac Chotner- Ross Douhat Column and Young People This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This blog talks a lot about labels, especially what they mean in politics.  Thus, when I read a column … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Washington Post: Opinion: Steve Rosenthal: American Politics Are Moving Left

The Washington Post: Opinion: Steve Rosenthal: American Politics Are Moving to The Left This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As America is getting more diverse and younger as a country we are becoming more diverse … Continue reading

Posted in Classical Liberalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Republic: Opinion- David Greenberg: JFK Was An Unapologetic Liberal

  Source: The New Democrat JFK in a video from 1960 when he was running for President of the United States as U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, gave a speech at the New York State Liberal Party convention defining liberalism and … Continue reading

Posted in JFK | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment