Uncertain Democracy: U.S. Foreign Policy and Georgia's Rose

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They are both alternative ideologies and political movements that organize social forces towards collective political goals - including taking power to restructure society based on their utopian ideas Today, radical ideas tend to come from the right as well as from the left. In addition, the stewards of corporate capitalism make it their business to occupy the more important public offices or see that "reliable" persons loyal to them do so. [Well, they haven't been doing a very good job of keeping the masses in line with all their power.
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France, Social Capital and Political Activism (French

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For women, the differential was smaller, 80 years compared with 77 years.... The PKI, which was implicated in the coup, was eventually banned and destroyed, while Sukarno was also forced to step down. To my amazement, I heard the name of my peaceful mountain hideaway: Norway. Alan (1990), Defining Noah Webster: Mind and Morals in the Early Republic (New York, NY: University Press of America). S. and here to see the treachery Christians have suffered from their longtime Muslim neighbors and “friends” ).
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Revenge of the Crystal: Selected Writings on the Modern

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Such emotionalintensity was amply demonstrated in August 1914, and perhaps also underlies the emotionalpower of jihad, or ‘holy war’, from the viewpoint of Islamic groups. 143. However, whereas fundamentalist socialism had a clear and well-defined goal – the abolition ofcapitalism – the revisionist goal of reforming capitalism was far more vague. A theory of rationality thus attempts to reconstruct the practical knowledge necessary for being a knowledgeable social actor among other knowledgeable social actors.
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America at War 1917-1918. American Democracy and the World

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Conservatism was therefore theway of moderation, and sought to draw a balance between rampant individualism andoverbearing collectivism. And by growth economy I mean the system of economic organization which is geared ―either �objectively� (as in the case of the capitalist market economy) or deliberately (as in the case of the now defunct �actually existing socialism�)― toward maximizing economic growth. First, because many of these beliefs cannot be refuted by any kind of rational method since they usually consist of non-refutable hypotheses (metaphysical beliefs, intuitions etc).
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Security and Peace in the Middle East. Experiments with

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This is a facile objection, and the implicit accusation which it carries does not appear to be fair. These are the narratives which are paraded endlessly in our education system. But Niebuhr never doubted that his primary vocation as an American Christian ethicist was to help America use its power to contain communism, maintain a Western-dominated world order, secure balances of power within geopolitical regions, and establish a balance of power domestically among commercial enterprises, trade unions, and the government.
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Studyguide for Gateways to Democracy: Introduction to

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How did anonymous issue ads harm Senator McCain�s presidential candidacy. The more or less fictionalized, philosophically self-conscious “libertine” is one significant expression of Enlightenment ethical thought. They bamboozle the people by insisting, as Hillary Clinton did at that debate, that all of us have the “freedom” to create a business in the “free” marketplace, which implies that being hard up is our own fault. In this crucial period, three great ideologies—conservatism, liberalism, and radicalism—emerged in response to the worldwide cultural transformation that came about when the French Revolution legitimized the sovereignty of the people.
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Democracy and Its Critics

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The Pharisees were triumphant and the Roman legions had re-established "law and order." The New Culture intellectuals of the early twentieth century blamed Confucianism for China's weaknesses. All other political ideologies believethat the state fulfils some worthy or worthwhile purpose within society. Socialism will certainly not make people any wealthier, because every socialist system is ultimately run by the same people who run the corporations, and greed and its cohorts are universal.
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The Origins of Totalitarian Democracy

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Rousseaus political teaching, summarised in Émile (1762) and developed in The SocialContract (1762), advocates a radical form of democracy based on the idea of the ‘general will’. In Bentham's view, when the authority of the state had been reconciled by a universal or at least a very wide suffrage with the interests of the majority there was no further reason to hold it suspect. For Rorty, the sources latent in the public political culture of liberal democracies seem to be all that is available, and so must be all that is required to justify the liberal democracy political system.
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Shepherd of Democracy? America and Germany in the Twentieth

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It’s definitely not good news for those who want to resist both militant Islam and right-wing bigotry, as witness the political gymnastics performed in recent days by French President François Hollande and Hillary Clinton and even Bernie Sanders. Of course, the locals did not know the height of the mountain, or its preeminence, until Everest's survey. For example, in 1995, management estimated that the average General Motors autoworker added $150,000 to the value of products for which he or she was paid $38,000, or one-fourth of the value created.
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Industrial Democracy Volume V.2 - Primary Source Edition

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John Rawls, Political Liberalism (Columbia University Press, 1996); abbreviated as PL. The newDemocracy Foundation is offering a donation to democracy of up to $5 million to kick-start a citizens' convention of 350 randomly recruited citizens to consider the question: "How can we do democracy better?" As Habermas understands the relation between private and public autonomy, each is “co-original” or “equiprimordial,” conceptually presupposing the other in the sense that each can be fully realized only if the other is fully realized.
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