Tag Archives: Europe

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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Politics and Prose: Timothy Snyder- The Road To Unfreedom

Source: The New Democrat Timothy Snyder seems to be arguing that the reasons why voters in America and in Europe, have turned to nationalist-authoritarianism instead of liberal democracy, has to do with what’s called inequality. That people who are voting … Continue reading

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Daniel J. Mitchell: An Anniversary of Communism- 100 Years of Communism

Source: Daniel J. Mitchell: An Anniversary of Evil- 100 Years of Communism Communism- where do I start and how to talk about this? How about what I hate about it and why it simply doesn’t work at least in the sense … Continue reading

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Philosophy Insights: The Open Mind With Richard Heffner- Milton Friedman: What is Actually Wrong With Socialism?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat What is wrong with socialism? Where should I start? First I guess I’ll tell you what actually seems to work about socialism in other countries and to a certain extent … 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: This piece was originally posted at 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 … Continue reading

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THULE: President Harry S. Truman Speech to Congress on Foreign Policy- March 12th, 1947- The Truman Doctrine

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of the greatest American president’s, Harry Truman would be on my first hand. When you’re talking about the 20th Century, I believe it comes down to either … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The National Interest Blog: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again It’s not that intervening in Libya in 2011 was the wrong decision. The … Continue reading

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