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Liberal Democracy and Its Limits

As a regime type, liberal democracy is defined in terms of its limits - respect for personal freedom; reliance on market mechanisms; governance through the r...

Faith, Politics and Liberal Democracy

Tony Blair, Howland Distinguished Fellow at Yale, discusses the interaction of religion, political institutions and democratic values.

Gaspar Tamas on The Failure of Liberal Democracy

Hungarian philosopher, Gaspar Tamas,on The Failure of Liberal Democracy in Eastern Europe and Everywhere Else. His lecture was delivered at the Munk School o...

Western liberal democracy would be wrong for China

http://intelligencesquared.com/events/democracy-china Filmed at the Emmanuel Centre on 7th November 2012. Event info: People everywhere are better off living...

Why? Is "liberal democracy" important?

Why? Is liberal democracy important?

PTI Hosts "Role of Art in Liberal Democracies"

The Political Theory Institute hosted a Janus Forum Debate on April 16, 2014 on "The Role of Art in Liberal Democracies." The presenters were Roger Kimball, ...

Liberalism: liberal democratic ideology

A very textbook intro to liberalism as a political theory. No affiliation to any representative party is made. This is an introductory video of what the libe...

Nicholas Wolterstorff on Faith in liberal democracy

Miroslav Volf interviews Nicholas Wolterstorff of Yale University about the place of faith in liberal democracy. Wolterstorff discusses the strengths and wea...

The Public Role of Faith in Liberal Democracies

Nicholas Wolterstorff, Professor Emeritus of Yale Divinity School, discusses faith and liberal democracy, exploring the grounds of a common basis for politic...

Liberal Democracy - Gemma

Join Australs Grand Finalist and World second-best speaker Gemma deliver a presentation on the principles of Liberal Democracy, first delivered in 2011.

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Financial Times
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:45:00 -0700

“The hottest intellectual topic of today is understanding systems which are non-western, non-liberal, which are not liberal democracies, perhaps which are not even democracies, and they still make some nations successful,” Mr Orbán said. He added that ...

Irish Independent

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:53:32 -0700

The problem is that Jews might become a minority in the territory they control (though there's disagreement about the demographic projections behind that fear), and even if they don't, liberal democracies do not deprive millions of their native ...
National Review Online (blog)
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:56:15 -0700

A nation need only exist to belong to the United Nations. Liberal democracies can do better. By Jonah Goldberg · About Author · Archive · Latest · RSS; Send; Follow. U.N. headquarters in New York (U.N. via Flickr). Print. Text. Comments. 206. Jonah ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:41:36 -0700

Some of them, it's true, are respected – albeit fairly small, new and unfamiliar – liberal democracies. Others most definitely are not. Pointing out that a flat tax has worked in Russia, Ukraine and Hong Kong isn't, I suspect, going to go down all that ...
E Kantipur
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:37:30 -0700

This simplistic prescription of liberal democracies and free markets overlooks the complex context in which conflict exists. In Nepal's case, it has been shown that the conflict was born of centuries of class and caste marginalisation, resulting in ...
Transitions Online
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:37:30 -0700

Orban, whose Fidesz party has a two-thirds majority in parliament, said the global financial crisis had shown that liberal democracies were no longer competitive. “Today, the world tries to understand systems which are not Western, not liberal, maybe ...


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:31:56 -0700

“It is applicable in most liberal democracies to create a conducive atmosphere for the incumbent Governor, or President to concentrate in the day to day administration. “It is taking for granted that the challenger has more time and cannot be allowed ...
Cranbrook Daily Townsman
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:33:45 -0700

Take, for example, the "Long 19th Century," beginning roughly with the French Revolution in the 1790s, and running through the Napoleonic Wars, the rise of constitutional monarchies and liberal democracies, worldwide European hegemony, imperialism, etc ...

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