Tag Archives: Liberal Values

Foreign Affairs: Sebastian Mallaby- ‘How Should a Liberal Be?’

Source:The New Democrat  “In James Grant, it sometimes seems, the nineteenth century has been resuscitated. Towering, gaunt, bow-tied, and pinstriped, he writes with a sly wit that recalls the novels of William Thackeray. His signal achievement is a fortnightly cult … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source: The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad 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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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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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and … Continue reading

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Jaimelyn Gray: President Andrew Shepard’s Speech- From The American President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to be serious for a minute and perhaps only a minute. I was with President Shepard the whole time during this speech, except for the part about the guns. When … Continue reading

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Brookings: Video: Stephen Grand & Shadi Hamid: The Tension Between Democracy and Liberalism

Liberalism and democracy are two different things. Liberals believe in both, but just because you are a Democrat doesn’t mean you are a Liberal as we see in the Democratic Party. Or if you are a small d democrat, meaning … 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: Francis Fukuyama- Future of History: Can Liberal Democracy Survive The Decline The Middle Class I saw a blog post last night on The Dish with Andrew Sullivan which is also on WordPress, if you are interested in The … Continue reading

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Korean 701: Sean Penn- Why Liberal Democracy is Important

  Source: Korean 701: Sean Penn- Why Liberal Democracy is So Important Liberal Democrat which is how I describe my personal politics and personal political philosophy. And what that means because liberalism and what it means to be a Liberal means … Continue reading

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ABC News: Raw Video: Pope Francis Elected: Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina Leader of Catholic Church

. It’s not so much that I don’t believe in God, I’m Agnostic officially, which is the reason I’m not very religious, but I tend to not only look at politics as a Liberal, but also at life as a … Continue reading

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