the liberal as an enemy of queer justice
... the “gay rights movement” for the liberal gay establishment, was a thoroughly violent rebellion, and talk
of it by liberal-conservative9 gays and lesbians (that is, those who fall for the false political spectrum
manufactured by liberal state media) over drinks or coffee or at parties and other such ...
File - Mr. Oppedisano`s Class... but you can call me Mr. O
... Part Two: The Liberal Response (Pages 142-153)
How did classical liberalism respond to competing ideologies? This question will help
guide you through part two of Chapter 4. This part will explore the meaningful role
ordinary citizens had in the political, social, and economic life of nations as cl ...
Liberalism - European University Institute
... economic resources they believed were required for ‘independent’ rational decision making—
criteria that usually had the effect of ruling out workers and women. Even so, liberals worried
about the ‘tyranny of the majority’ as represented by an irrational and dependent mass, whose
votes could be boug ...
Lib vs. Cons.
... industrial and post industrial society. In light of the growth of corporate
power, those on the left no longer supported minimalist government
(and its companion laissez-faire capitalism). They came to believe that
the government needed to step in to protect workers (minimum wages,
the right to unio ...
Modern liberalism in the United States
Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States. It combines social liberalism with support for social justice and a mixed economy. American liberal causes include voting rights for minorities, legalized abortion, support for same-sex marriage, and government programs such as education and health care. It has its roots in Theodore Roosevelt's New Nationalism, Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom, Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, Harry S. Truman's Fair Deal, John F. Kennedy's New Frontier, and Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society. Conservatives oppose liberals on most (but not all) issues; the relationship between liberal and progressive is debated.Keynesian economic theory has played a central role in the economic philosophy of modern American liberals. The argument has been that national prosperity requires government management of the macroeconomy, to keep unemployment low, inflation in check, and growth high.John F. Kennedy defined a liberal as follows:""...someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people—their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties—someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a 'Liberal', then I'm proud to say I'm a 'Liberal'.""Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1941 defined a liberal party as one""which believes that, as new conditions and problems arise beyond the power of men and women to meet as individuals, it becomes the duty of Government itself to find new remedies with which to meet them. The liberal party insists that the Government has the definite duty to use all its power and resources to meet new social problems with new social controls—to ensure to the average person the right to his own economic and political life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.""Modern American liberals value institutions that defend against economic inequality. In The Conscience of a Liberal Paul Krugman writes: ""I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I'm proud of it."" Liberals often point to the widespread prosperity enjoyed under a mixed economy in the years since World War II. They believe liberty exists when access to necessities like health care and economic opportunity are available to all, and they champion the protection of the environment. Modern American liberalism is typically associated with the Democratic Party, as modern American conservatism is typically associated with the Republican Party.Liberalism is one of the dominant ideologies of the United States, but remains well behind conservatism in popularity among voters. In the 2012 election, 25% of voters who went to the polls identified themselves as liberals. In the November 2014 House elections liberals comprised 23% of the voters, and conservatives 37%. A January 2015 poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal found that 26% of all adults considered themselves either very liberal or somewhat liberal compared with 34% who considered themselves either very conservative or somewhat conservative. Also in the same month, Gallup recorded that liberal self-identification reached a record high of 24% in their poll.