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"New" Socialist Ideas in the 1848 Revolution

The French political caricaturist Amédée de Noé mocked the leading socialist figures of the 1848 Revolution in this panel of 6 cartoons. He ridicules their claims that their ideas were new and original by pointing out the true origins of their ideas for reform. It turns out they “borrowed” all …

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Peart, Liberty Matters: James Mill on Liberty and 
Governance (Sept. 2014)

This online discussion is part of the series “Liberty Matters: A Forum for the Discussion of Matters pertaining to Liberty.” The political thought of James Mill is not as well known as it should be. This online discussion attempts to reassess his contribution to classical liberal political theory …