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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...

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...

Faith, Politics and Liberal Democracy

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

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, ...

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...

Liberal Democracy & Representative Democracy

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...

Dr. Yana Breindl: "Internet Content Regulation in Liberal Democracies"

Die Forschung zur Regulierung von online Inhalten und technischen Möglichkeiten der Kontrolle (z.B. Netzsperren) beschränkt sich oft auf autoritäre Regime. D...

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Huffington Post
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:16:39 -0700

And there is no doubt that, historically, that has enabled rapid and sustained development not only in a place like Singapore or China, but also in liberal democracies like Sweden and Japan. The Swedish social-democrats reigned uninterrupted after WWII ...

Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Spectator.co.uk (blog)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:17:35 -0700

We have only one option for domestic causes and that is prevention, not cure and that means no more cultural relativism or special treatment. We return to the principle that is supposed to be one of the guiding forces of liberal democracies – equality ...
Jamaica Gleaner
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:22:13 -0700

Liberal democracies are easy to spot — they have free and fair elections, between parties with real differences, where the citizens obey the rule of law, and in exchange the government safeguards their freedoms. That's a fairly simple syllabus to ...

FrontPage Magazine

FrontPage Magazine
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:22:30 -0700

Instead of standing up for Western liberal democracies like Israel (or the United States, for that matter) that support human rights, civil rights, women's rights, gay rights, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the rest, Hollywood leftists ...


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:56:15 -0700

If a full fledged comparison is made between liberal democracies and authoritarian regimes, it will show very clearly that the achievements of the former are incomparably more than the enviable economic growth of the latter. Moreover, in spite of the ...
Foreign Affairs
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:56:15 -0700

In this clever and sharply argued book, they warn that the liberal democracies of the West have grown too big, a development they describe in evocative terms: “bloat,” “elephantiasis,” “omnipresent nanny,” the “supersizing” of the state. The unchecked ...
Los Angeles Daily News
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0700

Locked in conflict with the European Union since he took office in 2010, the country's populist right-wing prime minister openly believes Hungary should no longer model itself on the liberal democracies of Western Europe. It should emulate “illiberal ...

Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:37:30 -0700

The liberal democracies of the West have always been subject to the ups and downs of markets. But for all the extreme booms and recessions they have experienced, one crucial economic fact has remained remarkably constant: except for during brief ...

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