Economic Vs. Civil Liberties – Learn Liberty
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Economic Vs. Civil Liberties – Learn Liberty

The stereotype is that Cconservatives understand how economic liberty works and don’t care as much for civil liberties, and that the Lliberals care about civil liberties but don’t really care much about economic freedom or know really how free market economies are supposed to work. The truth is there’s no real distinction between civil liberties […]

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What About Brown v. Board of Education? [No. 86]

So, Brown v. Board of Education is often held up as the great modern example of a decision that is both, has to be right but also contradicts originalist premises, and that is certainly the way the opinion reads, the court expressly declines to quote, “set the clock back,” to the time of the adoption […]

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The Brexit disruptors: beyond left and right | FT
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The Brexit disruptors: beyond left and right | FT

You disrupted the leadership campaign. You’re disrupting the mayoral campaign. You should be the next prime minister. You’re very sweet. They’ve left the centre. The parties have been captured. They’re not coming back. How can two parties possibly do justice to what modern Britain is? That sort of sense of people wanting a disruption is […]

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Liberty, Equality, and Tocqueville
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Liberty, Equality, and Tocqueville

Tocqueville’s big insight is that if your heart is anchored to something that can survive the craziness and change in life as a constant, then it frees you up to range across the whole field of human endeavor, uh, alone and together with others. The conversation that I think we should he having about Tocqueville […]

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