Under attack from both Left and Right, liberalism today seems truly endangered, should it be?
Why do things look grim for liberal democracy these days? How can our traditional democratic values fight back? Can we get together on any unimpeachable authority?
Published October 26, 2019 in Warp & Woof Leftist or Liberal? Where Do You Fit? William Sundwick Modern liberalismgoes back a long way. Let’s start with John Locke in the 17thcentury. He came up with the idea that governments exist to serve the needs of the people. Obvious to us now, but directly opposed toContinue reading “Leftist or Liberal?”
Published August 22, 2019 in Warp & Woof The Center Cannot Hold A Primer for 21st Century Political Labels William Sundwick Left and Right. It all started in 1789 with Louis XVI and his National Assembly. The body was reaction to the revolution that year, and the storming of the Bastille. The king knew heContinue reading “The Center Cannot Hold”