Tag Archives: liberalism
Ideas of loyal oppositions and agonistic respect presuppose a shared constitutional and cultural framework. They make no sense outside of it, and keep us inside of it.
Neoliberalism erases the thin line between liberalism and capitalism. “Neoliberal capitalism,” then, is redundant in a way that “liberal capitalism” was not.
Neoliberalism is economic liberalism without the moral trappings.
Three debates I understand, but lack the requisite cultural inheritance to care about.
This is the kernel of truth expressed, yet distorted in the centrist’s false equivalence of left and right “populisms.”
What we are witnessing in the US and elsewhere is the de-linking of and contradiction between liberalism and democracy.
The background of normalcy that made liberal thought compelling is long gone.
A short chapter in the history of political theory.