The True Patriot

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At present the members of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS or ISIL) are the most gruesome ideological killers. Explain the pros and cons of protectionism as government policy. 19. Once in power, fascism lost its mass support and became “a most ruthless dictatorship of monopolist capital.”5 Some other leftists have echoed Trotsky’s distinction between fascism as a movement and fascism as a regime. Or What Is It the Scandinavians Have That We Don't?
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The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher,

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The Greek economy depended heavily on slave labor, and peace between the Greek cities was only ever achieved through domination by military force. And here is the distinguishing mark between totalitarianism of the Left, with which this study is concerned, and totalitarianism of the Right. As examples, he refers to the “differentiated possibilities of expression” and “sensitivities” regarding “lives that have gone astray, societal pathologies, the failure of individual life projects, and the deformation of misbegotten human relationships” (ibid., trans. amended).
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Why Deliberative Democracy? by Gutmann, Amy, Thompson,

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Convincing a secular West (whose epistemology does not allow for the notion of religious conquest) that the current conflict is entirely its fault only garners him and his cause more sympathy; conversely, he also knows that if Americans were to realize that, all political grievances aside—real or imagined—according to Islam’s worldview, nothing short of their submission to Islam can ever bring peace, his propaganda campaign would be quickly compromised.
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Hegemony and Democracy (Security and Governance)

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However, most socialist feminists argue thatemancipation requires that women be afforded a broader range of social and economicopportunities, rather than merely being paid for fulfilling their traditional social roles ashousewives or sex objects. They are transient inhabitants, and not so connected with the welfare of the state, which they may quit when they please, as to qualify them properly for such privilege. Taqiyya is very prevalent in Islamic politics, especially in the modern era [p.7; my own translation].” [13] Deception has such a prominent role that renowned Muslim scholar Ibn al-Arabi declares: “[I]n the hadith, practicing deceit in war is well demonstrated.
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Democracy (Big Ideas)

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Hitler was an avid reader and received ideas that were later to influence Nazism from traceable publications, such as those of the Germanenorden (Germanic Order) or the Thule society. The ideology of Communism is the veritable opposite of Liberalism. In fact, Habermas first unveiled his moral theory in answer to moral non-cognitivism and skepticism (1990a, 43–115). Lippmann stated this was a true revolution in political theory, as it established a new “method of freedom” - which was also the title of a pamphlet he published in 1934.
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Democracy Derailed: Initiative Campaigns and the Power of

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He notes that current-day fascist movements encompass various positions on how to relate to the capitalist class, from opportunists who want to cut a deal, to pro-capitalist revolutionaries who want to pressure big business into accepting fascist rule, to some third positionists who want to overthrow the economic ruling class entirely. Members of Hillary's foreign policy inner circle are keen to ramp up America's intervention in Syria and overthrow Assad.
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Impact of Institutional Arrangements on Intraparty Democracy

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Anarchistic ideas are nor the foundation of ideas of freedom. As Habermas conceived his task, he had to establish critical social theory as a respectable, distinct form of knowledge, in large measure through a methodological critique of the then-dominant positivist philosophy of science and historicist hermeneutics. People have to find homes that are in accordance with what they can afford. A similar ‘Declaration of theRights of Man’ (1789) was adopted during the French Revolution.
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The Crisis of American Foreign Policy: Wilsonianism in the

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Human freedom, according to Rousseau's interpretation, is possible only through governance according to what he calls “the general will,” which is the will of the body politic, formed through the original contract, concretely determined in an assembly in which all citizens participate. If liberty of conscience includes not simply a right to believe what one chooses, but also to give public expression to that belief, then it seems that people should be free to wear clothing consistent with their religious beliefs.
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Understanding Democracy in the European Union: Democratic

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East European Jewish politics had a markedly bipolar character. Their ideas were influenced by the writings of Jean-JacquesRousseau (see p. 165) and the new doctrine of popular self-government. Indeed, radical feminists argue that gender is the deepest and most politically important of socialdivisions. The paradox--interpreting it more moderately than its author did--would prove awkward. A federal judge has granted temporary relief to one of two Kentucky county clerks still refusing to issue any marriage licenses following the Supreme Court's nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage.
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Corruption and Democracy in Thailand

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Here’s how he put it in Notes on Virginia, stressing how the powerful and unscrupulous find zones of vulnerability they can exploit: “In every government on earth is some trace of human weakness, some germ of corruption and degeneracy, which cunning will discover and wickedness insensibly open, cultivate and improve. The old established form of British Conservatism since the late 17th Century was the Tory Party, which generally reflected the attitudes of a rural land-owning class.
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