Category: CIVICS

 

Libertarians can be exhausting… #UNFTR

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Libertarians can be exhausting. Because libertarianism has so many attractive features and strong statements about “freedom” and “liberty” they have a lot of perceived political high ground when arguing with them. The problem with libertarianism – as it is with Marxism, capitalism and so many other philosophies – is that it’s entirely theoretical. Trying to construct an actual framework around the concepts they hold dear is like arguing over how Santa Claus fits down the chimney. That said, there’s a lot to like about some of the principles of libertarianism and its acolytes are growing in numbers every day. So let’s have at it. In part one of this two-part series we’ll unpack the origins of the philosophy, its dark beginnings and define several strains of the discipline. 

Chapters

Intro: 00:00:38

Prologue: 00:02:45

Segment 1: 00:04:41

Segment 2: 00:13:37

Segment 3: 00:23:53

Segment 4: 00:30:27

Show Notes: 00:40:36

Book Love: 00:41:17

Pod Love: 00:41:34

Emails + Shoutouts: 00:45:13

Outro: 01:06:46

Resources

Libertarian Party: Platform

National Archives: Brown v. Board of Education

ThoughtCo: The Declaration of Independence

ThoughtCo: America’s Most Influential Founding Fathers

ThoughtCo: Laissez-faire Versus Government Intervention

ThoughtCo: What Is Free Trade?

ThoughtCo: Economics

ThoughtCo: Atlas Shrugged Quotes

ThoughtCo: History and Principles of the United Nations

Too Good To Go

Book Love

David Boaz: The Libertarian Mind: A Manifesto for Freedom

Nancy MacLean: Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America

Jane Mayer: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

H. L. Mencken: Notes on Democracy

Thomas Paine: Rights of Man

Pod Love

Straight White American Jesus

Pitchfork Economics: How the Radical Right Weaponized Ideology (with Nancy MacLean)

UNFTR Episode Resources

The Prosperity Doctrine.

Ayn Rand Was a Dick.

Corporate (Ir)Responsibility (Part I): Financial Fuckery and Tax Evasion.

Corporate (Ir)Responsibility (Part II): Deregulation and Catastrophe.

F*ck Milton Friedman.

Procedural F*ckery.

Building the Climate Industrial Complex.

U.S. Prog

Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington on #Throughline #Podcast

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Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington, was one of the most consequential architects of the civil rights movement you may never have heard of. Rustin imagined how nonviolent civil resistance could be used to dismantle segregation in the United States. He organized around the idea for years and eventually introduced it to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But his identity as a gay man made him a target, obscured his rightful status and made him feel forced to choose, again and again, which aspect of his identity was most important.

Who Represents Me?

Who Represents Me?

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TEXAS REDISTRICTING

The districts set out in bills enacted during the 87th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, apply to elections beginning with the primary and general elections in 2022:

  • H.B. 1, State House Districts (PlanH2316)
  • S.B. 4, State Senate Districts (PlanS2168)
  • S.B. 6, Texas Congressional Districts (PlanC2193)
  • S.B. 7, State Board of Education Districts (PlanE2106)

INFO ABOVE FROM: The Texas Legislative Council, a nonpartisan legislative agency, provides technical and legal support to the Texas Legislature for redistricting.



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For all the medical practitioners #compassionomics

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PaulForJudge Fall Fundraiser

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After 18 years in practice, my hubby is running for #harriscounty Family Law Judge in the 312th District Court. If you would like to show your support, check it out.

#March2022Primary

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#diversityequityinclusion #diversityinlaw

Early Voting in Harris County Continues

EARLY VOTING CONTINUES
 
Early Voting for the 2021 General Election which includes 8 constitutional amendments continues till this Friday, October 29th, with Election Day being Tuesday, November 2nd. Click here to find an early voting location near you.

#Vote #HarrisCounty #HarrisVotes #Civics #PaulForJudge

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Paulforjudge

I enjoyed listening to the featured speaker and our HD 134 Representative Ann Johnson when I attended the Bellaire Braeswood Democrats October Meeting. Sometimes being a Surrogate for Paul Calzada’s PaulForJudge Campaign while he attends another meeting IRL has its advantages!

UNFTR ANNIVERSARY EPISODE

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Hey! I got a personal shoutout at minute 36:58-37:23 🥳🥳🥳 “Maria C.” Oh, wait, also at 41:00!!

F*CK Milton Friedman

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