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Liberalism

What were the major characteristics of "liberalism" by 1939? What did Roosevelt do to help create this new liberalism?

Historically, "liberal" has not always referred to a "left-of-center" world view, just as it has not always been in opposition to "conservative." In basic terms, to be "liberal" was to be open and...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2012 10:06 am UTC

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Liberalism

Explain the difference between liberalism and neoliberalism.

Neoliberalism, in an economic sense, is usually used to refer to a belief in the primacy and efficacy of free markets, both domestically and internationally, in generating wealth. Sometimes it is...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 4:25 pm UTC

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Liberalism

What would the classical liberal view be on same- sex marriage?

I tend to think that the classically liberal view on same- sex marriage would be a complex one. In terms of individual choice, the classical liberal would suggest that individuals who feel that...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2012 11:39 pm UTC

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Liberalism

Why would we say that the following Nazi era laws are opposed to liberalism?  (See below.) Law for the protection of...

Liberalism is an ideology that believes that it is very important to protect the rights of the individual. One of the most important aspects of liberal democracy is its dedication to the idea of...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2012 6:33 am UTC

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