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Liberalism

The philosophy that one ought to be able to do what one would like provided it does not hurt another person. It was conceived in the 19th century primarily as an economic and social philosophy espousing religious liberty, the free market, and capitalism. In the 20th century, it became associated with the left, especially in the United States, due to a concern for social justice. As a result, a liberal tends to favor regulation of private enterprise. However, adherents to what is sometimes called "19th-century liberalism" or "European liberalism" are presumably more amenable to the free market.
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Zwicker also points to the founding of the Freiestudentenschaft (free students) organizations in the last two decades before 1914, which tended toward liberal politics.
I don't know why Hollywood is so monolithic in its liberal politics now," wrote Molen.
Flippen makes it clear that had liberals regarded Carter's religion with less skepticism, religious rhetoric could have become a powerful inventional resource legitimating liberal politics instead of forming the bedrock of conservatism.
The show focuses mostly on Richards' personality, not her liberal politics.
Mirkarimi was not backed by the deputies' union, but his name recognition and liberal politics helped him win the seat.
But if there's a serious challenge to the evolution of a new liberal politics for Egyptians, it comes from the fact that the military regime underpinning the Mubarak-era still retains considerable control over key institutions of government, including law and order, much as it did before, according to a statement by YouGov.
To be sure, "Europe" was for many years a symbol not just of wealth, but also of liberal politics, open societies, and human rights.
The Netherlands is renowned for its liberal politics and open-minded attitudes towards everything from drugs to education to healthcare.
New public school textbooks will also present historical Republicans as patriots, while disparaging the role of liberal politics and minorities in the historical narrative.
A proper liberal politics must not focus too heavily on the "objective" or resource based conditions for preserving culture, lest this liberal politics descend into treating culture as another commodity in an agent's hierarchy of preferences.
3) But these populations migrated geographically, economically, and linguistically in the interwar and postwar years and already by Roosevelt's presidency had adopted a liberal politics in alignment with the paternalistic integrationist state.
An intriguing and fascinating dissection of the past forty-five years of liberal politics, "Camelot and the Cultural Revolution" is a scholarly and intriguing read, enthusiastically recommended.