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Words related to neoconservatism

an approach to politics or theology that represents a return to a traditional point of view (in contrast to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s)

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Et also points out exactly when neoconservatism gained a tipping point in influence: a Republican conference in May 1991.
In recognizing a moral imperative in America's acting abroad to promote the value of human freedom, instead of restraining itself to matters of direct national self-interest, neoconservatism offers a comparatively interventionist foreign policy.
But finally the strong reaction of organized business against consumer movements, alongside a growing political Neoconservatism, put an end to this expansion.
This may be in reaction to the Bush presidency and to neoconservatism.
TNR, once America's most influential liberal weekly magazine, went through many phases of liberalism, neoliberalism and neoconservatism during the 37 years Peretz controlled it.
Neoconservatism, with its default high alert setting for existential threats, will have no trouble reacting to the zombie onslaught.
Collins often reads seventeenth-century texts through twenty-first-century lenses, arguing (sometimes explicitly, as on 73) that a straight line can be drawn from Puritan millennialism to neoconservatism.
foreign policy the word has been associated specifically with neoconservatism and in particular with a narrow group of pro-Israeli neoconservatives with occupations in government, think tanks, academia, and the news media.
Although I've been called the godfather of neoliberalism, I was always fond of Irving Kristol, the godfather of neoconservatism, who died recently.
He makes it clear that not all neoconservatives are Jews, and that some of the opponents of neoconservatism are Jewish.
Kristol regarded neoconservatism as a job well done, a "generational phenomenon" that was "pretty much absorbed into a larger, more comprehensive conservatism.
Known as the "godfather" of American neoconservatism, his death in the US state of Virginia on Friday was announced by the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard, run by his son William.
So I was disappointed to read William Watson's self-referential ramble of anecdotes (how he named his firstborn) that mixed a patronizing sarcasm verging on anti-intellectualism (he doesn't like the categories I used, like neoconservatism being applied to Brian Mulroney).
Neoconservatism is a philosophy of the fettered imagination lacking velocity.
Joe Bageant, author of 2007's Deer Hunting with Jesus about the rise of neoconservatism in America provides a chillingly description of that country's sub-prime housing market and subsequent crash: "The mortgage industry, a mutant monster organism of lapsed lending standards and arrant grift on a grand scale, is going to implode like a death star under the weight of non-performing loans and drag every tradable instrument known to man into the quantum vacuum of finance that it creates.