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Liberalism


Protecting the first “little platoon”

Bryce J. Christensen | 10 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: book reviews, conservatism, family, liberalism
Society needs family values - but not the faith they are based on? Where a liberal proposal falls down.


For the richer, not the poorer

Robert Hutchinson | 01 October 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: family values, liberalism, marriage gap
They might spout liberal sentiments but it's the affluent who are reaping the benefits of marriage.


A naturally conservative nation

Thomas C. Reeves | 26 August 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: conservatism, liberalism, secularism
In a recent Gallup poll, only 21 per cent of Americans called themselves liberals.


Home truths for a liberal society

Sergio Belardinelli | 04 August 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: democracy, family, liberalism
The family is the place where society nurtures the values essential for an ordered civic life.


Why Obama’s “hope” platform failed

Theo Hobson | 28 January 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: Barack Obama, liberalism, religion
It appealed to a liberal-religious alliance that had disappeared.


Unwinding Marquette’s unhiring

Thaddeus J. Kozinski | 03 June 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: higher education, homosexuality, liberalism
A leading Catholic university has rescinded a job offer to a lesbian academic, prompting allegations of illiberal discrimination. Who’s at fault?


Liberalism and higher education

Christopher O. Tollefsen | 11 May 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: freedom, higher education, liberalism
We all agree that we should be free, equal and independent. But what does it mean to be free?


Lessons from the twilight days of the liberal consensus

Godfrey Hodgson | 16 March 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: Barack Obama, conservatism, liberalism, US Presidency
An inspiring candidate has become a failing president. But a comparison with Lyndon B Johnson shows that the reasons for this outcome are more than personal.


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