Liberalism, 9

Classical liberalism The development into maturity of classical liberalism took place before and after the French Revolution in Britain, and was based on the following core concepts: classical economics, free trade, laissez-faire government with minimal intervention and taxation and a balanced budget. Classical liberals were committed to individualism, liberty and equal rights. The primary intellectual…

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Liberalism, 8

Radicalism The radical liberal movement began in the 1790s in England and concentrated on parliamentary and electoral reform, emphasizing natural rights and popular sovereignty. Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man (1791) was a response to Burke’s conservative essay Reflections on the Revolution in France. An ensuing revolution controversy featured, among others, Mary Wollstonecraft, who followed…

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March of the Titans

The following sentences of March of the Titans: The Complete History of the White Race by Arthur Kemp caught my attention: The isle of influence – England, Scotland, Wales and the United Kingdom • Æthelred II ordered the killing of all Danish men in England on St Brice’s Day, November 13, 1002. • In 1189,…

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