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What Is Conservatism?

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10/05/2020Ryan McMaken

Although many Americans often conflate the two ideologies, conservatism and (classical) liberalism are historically quite distinct. Indeed, conservatism has long been explicitly hostile to both capitalism and classical liberalism.

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Original Article: "What Is Conservatism?".

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