Liberalism vs Leftism

What is the difference between a Leftist and a Liberal?

Liberals vs. Leftists on political correctness

The Psychology of Progressive Hostility written by Matthew Blackwell. Quillette.


Ayn Rand and Objectivism

The problem with Ayn Rand? She isn’t a philosopher

Is Benevolent Egosim Coherent? By Michael Huemer (PDF article)

The sociology of the Ayn Rand Cult (PDF article)


Political correctness on college campuses

We’ll lose something vital if we stop debate on campus and beyond, Will Hutton


Political simulations/education/teaching

NationStates is a nation simulation game. Create a nation according to your political ideals and care for its people. Or deliberately oppress them. It’s up to you.


Intellectual Conservatism

Counterculture Conservatism The right needs less Ayn Rand, more Flannery O’Connor. By Andrew Basevich. Feb 2013


Changes in the modern American conservative movement

How Today’s Conservatism Lost Touch with Reality By Fareed Zakaria. Time June 2011


Postmodernism and Leftism

How Postmodernism Undermines the Left and Facilitates Fascism by Benjamin Studebaker


Tea Party ideology

How Tea Partiers get the Constitution wrong. Andrew Romano.



Which party is better at reducing the deficit?

So Do Outcomes Matter More than Rhetoric? David Brin.


Minimum wage

New Study Reveals That Cities That Increased Minimum Wage Saw No Slowdown In Job Growth