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Could She Run Again?

Last week I wrote a blog on who the Democrats could be running for president in 2020. At this point, which admittedly is early, Joe Biden is leading the pack with 33% of Democrats saying they’d back him as their candidate. 586 more words

The Statue Problem

You can’t go anywhere anymore without seeing an example of the ‘statue problem’ – namely, the question of what we should do with monuments to parts of our national past which are now seen as less than flattering. 672 more words

Opinion

When we consider that English liberalism and socialism are both obversely inscribed in negative under fascism, it shoudn’t be surprising either that the suppression of fascism accompanied the short-term victory of either socialism or liberalism, depending on whichever country you’re in, over the other; or, that coming out of a decidedly more liberal then socialist moment of history of the English speaking world, 90 more words

Anti-totalisation

Liberals in Evangelical Clothes

1.  “Evangelical Liberalism”

Most evangelicals, despite having conservative views in almost every other area of life, are actually liberal in their theology, or at least in the way they go about thinking of the Christian faith.  3,244 more words

Theology

The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce

The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Pay no attention to the one and two star reviews…those are from rightwing trolls that probably didn’t actually read the book, or if they did, Luce’s text sailed way over their heads. 1,500 more words

Book Review

Unfree Labour

“The preoccupation with the origins of ‘freedom’ and a persistent understanding of market economies as essentially ‘free’ has clouded our perspective of the past. It is time to engage with new explorations on the role of unfree relations, not only in the form of slavery, but in other variations as well. 1,018 more words

Capitalism