Tag: liberalism

City of Man, Episode 54: Liberalism in the Age of Trump

Download or Stream this Episode In Part 2 of this mini-series, Coyle and Ed continue to talk about Donald Trump’s influence on contemporary politics, looking specifically at what his election and presidency mean for liberalism and the Democratic party. Readings mentioned in today’s episode: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/2/9/14543938/donald-trump-richard-rorty-election-liberalism-conservatives https://democracyjournal.org/magazine/43/what-next-for-liberalism/ https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/12/29/16677002/progressives-america-local-elections https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2018/2/8/16982036/nationalism-patriotism-left-right-trump-democrats-solidarity https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/12/20/16798026/rebuild-left-democratic-party-democratic-socialists-tenant-rights https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/31/hillary-clinton-and-the-populist-revolt

City of Man, Episode 13: Civility, Tolerance, and Smugness

Download or Stream this Episode In this episode, Coyle and Ed talk about the challenges of contemporary American political discourse, and the alleged “smugness” of liberals. Episode 13 Show Notes Intro/Opening Pleasantries Reason for the podcast Quick, probably not very accurate, history of tolerance Tolerance and Free Speech Are liberals smug? How do we be…

City of Man, Episode 6: What is Liberalism? (Part Two)

Download or Stream this Episode Ed Song and Coyle Neal take on the contested category we call liberalism in part 2 of a two parter! If you’ve not been over to iTunes yet, subscribe now, and start enjoying your new favorite politics podcast! Episode 6 Show Notes Recap from last time. Personal introductions to liberalism More…

City of Man, Episode 5: What is Liberalism?

Download or Stream this Episode Ed Song and Coyle Neal take on the contested category we call liberalism in part 1 of a two parter! If you’ve not been over to iTunes yet, subscribe now, and start enjoying your new favorite politics podcast! Episode 5 Show Notes Just what is “liberalism” anyway? Are totalitarians ‘liberal’? Ed…

City of Man, Episode 4: What the Trump?

Download or Stream this Episode Ed Song and Coyle Neal tackle Donald Trump and explore his surprising rise through the Republican ranks in this episode of City of Man.  If you’ve not been over to iTunes yet, subscribe now, and start enjoying your new favorite politics podcast! Episode 4 Show Notes Shout out to The Sectarian…

Liberals, Labels, and Language Games: An Attempt Better to Respond to Bo Sanders

Last week Bo Sanders, over at Homebrewed Christianity, responded to an assertion (to which he did not link publicly, but that’s not entirely relevant to what I’m assaying here) that he and Tripp Fuller, his fellow host on the podcast, are basically liberals, despite their claims not to be liberal but radical (or HyperTheist or…

Some Links to View while Nathan Graduates

When consumerism in education exceeds even Gilmour’s threshold of credulity Mark Bauerlein wonders what happens to the novel in the age of consumer divorce And in other news, partisan Republicans and Democrats tend towards pathological dishonesty when it comes to political matters. Coming soon to a theater nowhere near you… this year’s Job Movies! Below…