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Liberalism is not a precise ideology. It does ...
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Liberalism as a theory about politics and society upholds freedoms of belief, inquiry, expression, action, association and elections. In liberalism, freedom coalesces with value-commitments...
The theory of liberalism and political philosophy in general were dramatically revitalized by the publication of John Rawls's A Theory of Justice (1971). In that work Rawl...
In America, there are three major civic stances: conservatism, liberalism, and libertarianism. The liberal stance is the only stance, which offers the foundation to move forward. The following paper...
Abraham Lincoln once said, " What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried"" In our present society Conservatives are seen as adherers to tradition, while...
Democratic representatives scream about "right-wing conspiracy" while radio talk shows lament the evil of "liberal agenda." News broadcasters are branded as "chauvinist conservatives" by Hollywood pun...