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future of liberalism in Canada

Herbert Spencer Wegg

future of liberalism in Canada

containing a political philosophy

by Herbert Spencer Wegg

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Published by Press of the Hunter-Rose Co. in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Author"s presentation copy to M.O. Hamond.

    Statementby Herbert Spencer Wegg.
    ContributionsHammond, Melvin Ormond, 1876-1934 (association)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15, [1] p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21338175M

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The well-to-do also have access to tutors and private guidance counselors and fancy summer programs and the like. Written in an accessible style, this authoritative book would be useful for both undergraduate and graduate students of political economy and public policy as a standard reference work for classical liberal analysis and a defence of its normative prescriptions.

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These days, Wolfe says, the welfare state is an instrument that promotes independence and equality much as the ideal of limited government did two centuries ago.

After Liberalism?

Generation X-ers fall around the national average, suggesting that religion — and the ideological baggage that comes with it — may be witnessing a decline. While the Loyalists were faithful to British institutions and opposed to American republicanismthey were committed to North American ideals of individual liberty and representative government.

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This is partly because the term came to be associated narrowly with the tax-and-spend, big-government wing of the Democratic Party.

By the end of the decade, liberalism had begun to lose its hold on the white working-class, once the prime beneficiary of government programs. Areas like government, media and higher education are currently controlled by whites, but as their numbers wane, so will their dominance.

Jill Silos-Rooney, Ph. Hopefully we reconcile our differences before things get really ugly. Their heroes tend to be liberals of an old school who were aware of such dangers: Burke, Madison, Tocqueville, Lincoln, and Churchill.

And with the benefit of the Pew Center's research, we should now be significantly better equipped to prepare for it.

If Wolfe had his druthers, he would drain the heroic nationalist strain from American liberalism and replace it instead with thin substitutes drawn from moral philosophy.

The argument is that action is needed to ensure that the environment, economy, and social elements of society will function not only in the short term, but long term as well.

On election day, white working-class voters went Republican by a staggering point margin. I doubt whether the near-obsession with identity issues can be uprooted from the heart of the Democratic Party.

Pew Research Center has widely been cited as the "year of the white minority.

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