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Neoconservatism Versus Libertarianism, Part 3

by George H. Smith on May 22, 2012

Smith explores the ideas of Irving Kristol and Robert Bork on culture. He begins with a discussion of the anti-jazz crusade of the 1920s.

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Pursuit of Happiness

by Hans Eicholz on Aug 15, 2008

The Declaration of Independence famously spoke of right to “the pursuit of happiness,” a phrase that has been questioned as to its extent and meaning.

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The Klein Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Polemics

by Johan Norberg on May 14, 2008

In this criticism of Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine”, Johan Norberg identifies common misconceptions about the nature of Milton Friedman’s libertarianism.

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The Party of Modernity

by David Kelley on May 1, 2003

Kelley defines ‘modernity’ as the rational culture of the Enlightenment, then stresses that the philosophy is under assault from both the right and the left.

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Order and Virtue

by Philip Abbott in 1978

Abbott identifies the third-wave of Whiggery,  Neo-conservatives.

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The Neoconservatives

by Daniel Shapiro on Feb 1, 1978

“What is the significance of their ascendancy? Are they friend or foe in the struggle for liberty?”

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The Crisis of Big Government

by Roy A. Childs, Jr. on Oct 1, 1977

“We alone have the wisdom and honesty to…declare that the only way to reduce the size of government is to cut back on its functions.”