Culture Wars/Current Controversies

The Progressive Colonialism of Roe vs. Wade

In this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop consider progressivism as a form of modern colonialism. The response to the prospects of the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade has highlighted the degree to which the American left—particularly those that reside in major blue cities—can’t live with the concept of other areas of the country not abiding by what they see as moral absolutes. Ryan and Tho look at how this tension is shaping the modern political landscape, and they discuss the history of this impulse towards “liberal” centralization.

Recommended Reading “The New Postliberalism” by Jeff Deist: https://Mises.org/RR_83_A “Federal Control of Abortion Laws Is Modern Colonialism” by Ryan McMaken: https://Mises.org/RR_83_B “The Clash of Metropolis and Colony” by Charles and Mary Beard: https://Mises.org/RR_83_C “Why the US Supports Secession for Africans, but Not for Americans” by Ryan McMaken: https://Mises.org/RR_83_D Be sure to follow Radio Rothbard at https://Mises.org/RadioRothbard.

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