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CPH: David Levering Lewis- The Improbable Wendell Willkie

Source:The New Democrat “In the wake of one of the most tumultuous Republican conventions ever, the party of Lincoln nominated in 1940 a prominent businessman and former Democrat who could have saved America’s sclerotic political system. Although Wendell Lewis Willkie … Continue reading

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The Economist: The Literature of Liberalism- Liberal Democracy: The Core of Liberalism

Source: The New Democrat There’s been this ongoing debate about what liberalism actually is and what it means to be a Liberal. If you were ask me as a Liberal what it means to be a Liberal, I would tell … Continue reading

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The Economist: John Stuart Mill- Against Tyranny of The Majority: The Father of Liberalism

Source: The New Democrat What is this is really about is democracy and there several different forms of democracy which I’m going to explain here. And if you’re familiar with this blog and my writing, you know that we believe … Continue reading

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The Economist: Liberalism- Where Did it Come From and Are its Days Numbered?

Source: The New Democrat On this overcast, ugly, cool Memorial Day in the nations capital just outside of Washington, I thought as we celebrate as a country the lives of the people who died for our freedom, I would explain … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Sheri Berman: ‘ Some Argue That The West Should Limit Democracy To Save Liberalism: Here’s Why They’re Wrong’

Source: The New Democrat America and to a certain extent Europe, has a long history of subsidizing authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and Africa (specifically) for their own national interests. The thinking being that if they don’t subsidize these … Continue reading

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The Hill: Opinion- Bill Press: Who’s The Real Liberal- Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You want to talk about European social democracy and Far-Left socialist politics in America, or do you want to talk about Center-Left pragmatic progressive and liberal politics in America? If … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Ishaan Tharoor- U.S. Democrats Are Embracing The Term Liberal: What it Means to be a Liberal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Washington Post: Ishaan Tharoor- U.S. Democrats Are Embracing The Term Liberal: What it Means to be a Liberal If you’re someone who believes in the U.S. Constitution, at least … Continue reading

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