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Classical Liberalism

The Lament of the Conservative Left

James Peron | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
James Peron

Socialism embraced some liberal goals but wanted to offer the security of the old order where disturbing social change was minimized and what change was allowed was carefully controlled.

Germany Inches Toward a New Government: The Victory of the Status Quo Over Liberty

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Doug Bandow

The world's most watched elections occur in America. The world's most boring election occurred in Germany, characterized by debate over such critical issues as meat-free days in government cafeterias. As expected, Chancellor Angela Merkel was effectively reelected.

Jews In The Diaspora Are Not Partial Jews: A Response To A.B. Yehoshua

Carlo Strenger | Posted 06.03.2012 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

I personally do not know what it means to be a complete or a partial Jew; moreover, I reject any demand that I need to live a full rather than a partial Jewish existence.

F.A. Hayek Against the Conservative

James Peron | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
James Peron

Friedrich Hayek, the intransigent opponent of socialism that Glenn Beck and conservatives admire, also saw himself equally opposed to their conservative agenda, something conservatives ignore at their peril.

A Christian Response To The Ongoing Enslavement Of America's Poor

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 10.03.2011 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

The church is the social institution that should deal with the social ills of society. It has a long history of providing for those in need.

The Gay Marriage Revolution Started Centuries Ago

James Peron | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
James Peron

It was only in 1546 that the Roman Catholic Church declared that a marriage was only valid if performed by a priest. The idea that marriage was a "sacrament" had more to do with the politics of the day than it did with theology.