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Mill “On Liberty” – Freedom & Empire | Philosophy Tube

English philosopher John Stewart Mill’s essay “On Liberty” is one of the classic texts of modern liberalism: it’s been hugely influential in politics, even more so than you might realise, as we’ll be seeing shortly. The question he’s grappling with is, when can the government legitimately restrict your freedoms by imposing and enforcing laws? Always? Never? Only sometimes? The technical...

Mission accomplished: Did Russian election interference degrade the political process in America?

CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS. SHANNON?>>Shannon: ELLISON BARBER, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. WHAT MUELLER’S INVESTIGATION OF THE PARTISAN POSTURING THAT IS FOLLOWED WERE SENT RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE AS KUSHNER CLAIMED? LET’S TURN TO NELSON CUNNINGHAM AND FORMER CIA STATION CHIEF DAN HOFFMAN. GOOD TO HAVE YOU HERE. DAN, BUT ABOUT THE IDEA THAT THIS WAS RUSSIA’S PLAN ALL ALONG? THAT THEY SIMPLY WANTED...