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A Dutch lesson for Germany

The outcome of the German (federal) general elections mirrors the Dutch one of 15 March 2017 in several ways: (i) huge success for a radical nationalist party, (ii) punishment for the governing center political parties, and (iii) a refusal of the Social Democrats for a new coalition government. The Netherlands still has no government despite negotiating with 4 to 5...

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Libertarianism: a philosophical belief in Freedom

I'm still puzzling on disintegrating societies and the surge in both nationalism and personal liberalism. In my recent Alt-Left vs Alt-Right blog, I mentioned 2 basic concepts: duties and rights. In most societies, duties and rights are intertwined. In Western societies there is a decoupling between duties and rights, similar to a decoupling between economics...

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Cultuurliberalisme vs cultuurmarxisme

Mijn recente blog over Liberalisme staat op #1 van mijn meest gelezen blogs. Ik heb echter geen 750 Nederlandse lezers; waarschijnlijk niet eens 50. Het succes van die blog - en dat onderwerp - heeft me verrast. In mijn recente Engelstalige blog over de Alt-Left vs Alt-Right zag ik de oorzaak. Eigenlijk ging mijn Nederlandstalige blog over cultuurliberalisme....

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Alt-Left vs Alt-Right

A recent article in Wired magazine caught my interest. It claims that "there is no Alt-Left, no matter what Trump says". Apparently, Trump had made the following comment on the Alt-Right march in Charlotteville: “What about the alt-left that came charging at, as you say, at the alt-right?” (eg, NYT, Wired) Could this be a typical case of denial by an American...

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