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Democracy in America Volume 2

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She praised capitalism and “all the small businesses that were started because we have the opportunity and the freedom in our country for people to do that and to make a good living for themselves and their families.” She didn’t seem to know that Danes, Swedes, and Norwegians do that, too, and with much higher rates of success. With hindsight, the definition of totalitarianism is too obviously a description of regimes and political styles of the 1930's and 1940's.

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America's New Democracy by Fiorina, Morris P., Peterson,

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Explain what the president tries to accomplish in his State of the Union Address. Although this undoubtedly involved a revision of classical liberal theories, it did not amount tothe abandonment of core liberal ideas. A more egalitarian society would flow naturally then from a more equal distribution of talents. Why was it that these countries moved away from central planning only in the 1980s' The answer must be found in the consciousness of the elites and leaders ruling them, who decided to opt for the "Protestant" life of wealth and risk over the "Catholic" path of poverty and security.[ 8 ] That change was in no way made inevitable by the material conditions in which either country found itself on the eve of the reform, but instead came about as the result of the victory of one idea over another.[ 9 ] For Kojève, as for all good Hegelians, understanding the underlying processes of history requires understanding developments in the realm of consciousness or ideas, since consciousness will ultimately remake the material world in its own image.

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The democracy of the Constitution: and other addresses and

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They know better than the misguided majority what will best serve the interests of the nation; they are borne on the wave of the future." However, they were not groundbreaking even though they helped to make of him one of the most brilliant young intellectuals of that era. In pre-revolutionary America, scientists or natural philosophers belonged to the Royal Society until 1768, when Benjamin Franklin helped create and then served as the first president of the American Philosophical Society.

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The Founding Fathers v. the People: Paradoxes of American

Anthony King

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The invention of the television produced another devastating blow for Christianity. Some underestimate their budget needs; others inflate ... The Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, NATO and the United Nations then became the foundation of American foreign policy through the Reagan administration and beyond, for about 50 years. The recent terrorist attack on Algeria, in which foreign hostages from Japan, Philippines, Romania, Britain and the United States were killed, is connected to the terrorist invasion of nearby northern Mali.

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The Dunstan decade: Social democracy at the state level

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Rights and freedoms: use ’em or lose ’em. They will never understand how it was that a victorious nation, with everything in hand, suffered themselves to be brought low, and to cast away all that they had gained by measureless sacrifice and absolute victory – gone with the wind! We will hear dynamic testimonies of the ... Drawn into educational social work in Londons East Endby his social conscience, Tawney devoted his life to social reconstruction through his associationwith the Workers Educational Association, the Labour Party and as professor of economichistory at the London School of Economics. 114.

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Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom: 'Two Concepts of

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This applies in the case of immigrants who have been‘naturalized’, and is most evident in the USA, a ‘land of immigrants’. E. opened the way for the spiritual and otherworldly doctrines of Buddhism and Daoism to dominate intellectual life and to become the ruling doctrines during the Tang dynasty. Distinguish between economic and social regulation. 22. Social welfare and laws such as the compulsory wearing of seat belts in cars are examples of paternalism. ‘Soft’ paternalism is characterized by broad consent on the part of those subject to paternalism. ‘Hard’ paternalism operates regardless of consent, and thus overlaps with authoritarianism.

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Zoonomia - Volume I: A Moving-Picture of Democracy

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In some respects, the continuing practical significance of anarchism is merelyconcealed by its increasingly diverse character. Pius X, "Our Apostolic Mandate, August 25, 1910) (The emphasis is mine). This will open further space for the promotion and entrenchment of a fundamentalist ethos in Bangladesh. However, it is not only irrational systems like religions, which imply heteronomy. It offers no specific metaphysical or epistemological doctrine beyond what is implied by the political conception itself 12.

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Kant's Political Writings (Cambridge Studies in the History

Immanuel Kant

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This summer, as she has for the past seven summers, Bullard, along with volunteers from churches of the Waccamaw Baptist Association, will be manning a "sunburn trailer" in Surfside Beach, S. When neo-conservative ideologue Gordon Campbell announced the HST, was there any doubt that this would be a boon to business and a bust for consumers and the working classes? It comprises a constellation of political ideologies including Fiscal Conservatism, free market or economic Liberalism, Social Conservatism, Libertarianism, Bio-Conservatism and Religious Conservatism, as well as support for a strong military, small government and states' rights. (See the section on Types of Conservatism below for more discussion of some of these terms).

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British Parliamentary Democracy, 2nd Edition

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The only interest David Kizziah had in church as a youth was the gym at Circlewood Baptist Church. He stated The circuit inspector responsible for the Makalani cluster expressed reservations about the delegation of authority and responsibilities to CCPs because he interpreted such delegation as undermining his authority. Nationalism and European identity; evolution of executive and legislative institutions; political parties; ongoing changes in the welfare state and state socialism; transformation of class structure; the challenge of post-industrial society.

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The Good Life as a Public Good (LIBRARY OF ETHICS AND

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The fast-deteriorating political and economic situation facing the Jews of Eastern Europe served to erode support not only for the mainstream (general) Zionist camp, but also for other parties whose strategies could be seen as out of step with the times. This law was especially opposed by students whose religion explicitly requires them to wear particular clothing, such as a hijab or a turban. Science is cumulative: we do not periodically forget scientific discoveries.

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