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Liberalism is a political philosophy or worldview founded on id...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
Liberalism is a political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liberty and equality. Whereas classical liberalism emphasises the role of liberty, social liberalism stresses the importance of equality. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally they support ideas and programmes such as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, free markets, civil rights, democratic societies, secular governments, gender equality

The dangerous complacency of classical liberalism

The Week Magazine - 19 Jun 2018
The problem isn't that classical liberalism is some foreign import to American democracy that threatens to corrupt it. Quite the reverse: Classical liberal ideas serve as the foundation of democracy in America. But they are only the foundation — the ...

Some thoughts on the crisis of liberalism—and how to fix it

The Economist - 15 Jun 2018
Liberalism at its best should preserve a delicate balance between four opposing sets of principles: (1) elitism and democracy, (2) top-down management and self-organisation, (3) globalism and localism, and (4) what might be termed, for simplicity's ...

Here's why liberalism is not my cup of latte

St. Louis Jewish Light - 21 Jun 2018
That said, we should also be concerned about the turn that liberalism has taken lately under the banner of “progressivism.” I'm talking about the “far left”: the antifa (anti-fascist) hoodlums, Black Lives Matter militants, radical socialists and ...

Muscular liberalism 'may mean devout Jews can't remain in UK'

The Times - 22 Jun 2018
They view the “muscular liberalism” championed by Amanda Spielman, Ofsted's chief inspector, as part of a cultural battle waged by a militant secularist lobby. If the situation is not resolved, Rabbi Zimmerman said, devout Jews may not be able to stay ...

Traditional Liberalism Under Unprecedented Pressure

American Spectator - 20 Jun 2018
Of course, it is conceivable that the emerging challenges are of a very different nature, exposing liberalism to shocks it has not experienced heretofore. The Five Star Movement in Italy could lead to an Italian withdrawal from the EU and a continental ...

An Autopsy: Why Liberalism Failed

The National Interest Online - 14 Jun 2018
Today, liberalism appears to be dying in much the same way that Soviet Communism did a generation ago. It is collapsing on its periphery, shedding its colonies and facing a crisis of faith at home. History has gone into reverse in the realm of the old ...

Mark Lilla: the nemesis of “identity liberalism”

New Statesman - 13 Jun 2018
In a New York Times comment piece, which became the paper's most-read op-ed of the year, the US academic and historian of ideas blamed “identity liberalism” for Trump's victory and accused progressives of being “narcissistically unaware of conditions ...

The Problems of Liberalism: A Q&A With Patrick Deneen

The Nation. - 28 May 2018
In the past few years, certain factions of the left and right have advanced critiques of liberalism. But the “liberalism” to which they refer, or the reasons they find it objectionable, usually differ. For some on the left, “liberalism” is a stand-in ...

Defending American Classical Liberalism

National Review - 11 Jun 2018
Liberalism can't assert a notion of intrinsic moral obligation, according to David L. Schindler, because liberal 'freedom is not originally-intrinsically conditioned by anything beyond the self; it consists in an act of choice that is, a priori ...

Liberal World

Foreign Affairs - 14 Jun 2018
Yet it is too soon to write the obituary of liberalism as a theory of international relations, liberal democracy as a system of government, or the liberal order as the overarching framework for global politics. The liberal vision of nation-states ...

Offensive liberalism: Emmanuel Macron and the New European Politics

Open Democracy - 25 May 2018
Sandel is not alone in having reached the conclusion that this brand of liberalism has run its course and that if liberal politics is to again inspire and wield influence then it needs fresh “identity, meaning and purpose”. A new approach is needed ...

Catholic Anti-Liberalism and Religious Liberty

Commonweal - 02 Jun 2018
Not just the jarring change from Obama to Trump, but also the related rise of anti-liberalism, from which Catholics in this country and elsewhere have not been immune. Anti-liberalism often goes together with a rejection of the idea that historical ...

In Ireland, a Defeat for the Catholic Church, and for Liberalism

National Review - 27 May 2018
Until the results started to come in, it was natural to see Ireland's abortion referendum through the prism of Brexit, Trump, and a larger, transatlantic populist revolt by the common people against cosmopolitan elites. Were the culchies lying in wait ...

'Alt-liberalism' at Westminster

Catholic Herald Online - 15 Jun 2018
The Northern Ireland minister Lord Duncan of Springbank recently remarked that the province's insistence that the only lawful justification for abortion should be a threat to the mother's life was “Victorian”. This ill-considered and patronising remark ...

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