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“Liberalism” and its changing identity

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Economics / Political Commentary / Society & Culture

I’ve decided never to use the term “Liberal” again. Or rather, I’m not going to use it to refer to someone who seeks further government expansion and intervention into the marketplace and our individual lives. The term originated during the enlightenment, when concepts of natural rights and democracy were catching on like wildfire in the western world. Revolutions in nearly every country followed, and the idea of limited government and free markets replaced monarchism and […]