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  Republicanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Republicanism is the idea of a nation being governed as a republic.
Republicanism refers to both the advocacy for this form of government and the ideology of this movement.
In England a republicanism evolved that was not wholly opposed to monarchy, but rather thinkers such as Thomas More and John Milton saw a monarchy firmly constrained by law as compatible with republicanism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republicanism   (3192 words)

 Republican Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a Hamiltonian vision for modernizing the United States.
Republicans say that progessively higher marginal rate income taxes is inherently punitive and discourages entrepreneurship while Democrats say that high earners got their money from society and therefore owe society a larger share of their income.
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Republican Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana and Ohio was the eagle, as opposed to the Democratic rooster.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Republican_Party   (6981 words)

 20th WCP: Art and Republicanism
With this it is also implied that I am understanding republicanism in the sense of an overall conception of life style rather than exclusively as a matter of politics.
As already pointed out, among the several characteristics of republicanism the most important as far the arts are concerned is that of giving preference to immediate presence over distant representation—and in this, of course, there is no difference between the political dimension of republicanism and its conception of art.
In it, republican utopias promising an all-embracing presence, happiness and final rest have been replaced by the rather disillusioned awareness of the sheer complexity of a multitude of proliferating world-systems, each with its own autonomous subsystems and all of them, to be sure, somehow interdependent with one another, albeit in an increasingly unfathomable way.
www.bu.edu /wcp/Papers/Aest/AestInci.htm   (2735 words)

 Civic Republicanism and the Citizen Militia: The Terrifying Second Amendment
Defining the republican militia as "all of the people, or at least all of those treated as full citizens of the community,"[37] he attributes to that great republican James Harrington the view that liberty depends on independent citizens, and that to be independent of government, citizens must own arms.
Few republicans claimed that direct democracy was a practicable course in any of the new states;[92] virtually all conceded that a representative democracy must balance the branches of government against one another.
In republican theory, arms and property constituted the necessary material bases for the autonomous political personality of the citizen, who was dependent for his safety and livelihood only on the body of his fellow citizens, not on the state apparatus nor on particular private individuals.
www.guncite.com /journals/willterr.html   (18891 words)

 Republicanism Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Republicanism is the political theory that holds that the best form of government is a republic as opposed to a monarchy.
Rather republicanism is generally a local political movement that argues for the abolition of the monarchy in a particular nation.
In the case of Italy and Greece, the abolition of the monarchy was intended because the monarchy had become discredited for cooperations with Mussolini in the former case, and the Greek generals in the latter.
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 Jensen July 26, 2001 LONG VERSION
Republicanism, and purification, modernization and efficiency, these became were central themes of the era.
Republicanism meant that all public decisions had to be made in public forums, according to rather elaborate constitituional rules.
The opponents of woman suffrage argued that it would defeminize women and thus violated the norms of republican motherhood, that wives and daughters would be controlled by their menfolk and thus not be independent citizens, and that because women could not fight in the army they could not become full citizens.
tigger.uic.edu /~rjensen/rj0025.htm   (19075 words)

 TvNewsLIES.org :: View topic - Nationalism, Islam, Republicanism and Class Warfare
Republicanism is essentially an ideology of class warfare of the Super Wealthy Bush Class against everyone else.
Republicans spend liberally the taxes and lives of the middle classes and working Americans in Iraq in a war that serves their ideology but not the interests of the American nation.
The Bush Republicans are trying to create a huge international threat on the scale of the former Soviet Union out of the relatively small threat of the Bin Laden organization in the minds of the American people.
tvnewslies.org /phpbb/viewtopic.php?p=2355   (1160 words)

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Republican socialism differs from this in so far as it is a movement of the working class for the re-organisation of society in the interests of the working class.
Republican socialism is based on Connolly's teaching that "Only the Irish working class remain as the incorruptible inheritors of the fight for freedom in Ireland." The second difference is that of ultimate goal.
Republicanism at best stands for a socially egalitarian republic, while republican socialism aims to establish the socialist republic as a transitional stage, in which the working class begins to lay the foundations for a truly liberated society and abolish classes.
www.morrigan.net /irsm/plough93.htm   (3267 words)

 Republicanism and Democracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
republican Rome (510-23 BC) and was revived by the Italian city-states in
Republicanism was revived to fight against the claims of natural rights to
Republicanism emphasizes the importance of a mixed government stabilized by
www.oycf.org /Perspectives/2_110299/republicanism_and_democracy.htm   (1535 words)

 Workers' Liberty #59 - What is Irish republicanism. December 1999.
The emergence of that archaic militarist Republicanism in the late 1930s was a direct result of the success of De Valera's "reform Republicanism" on the one side, and the utter failure of Stalinist-influenced left-wing Republicanism on the other (the Republican Congress of 1934).
The tendency of both the early communists and the left Republicans was to blur the issue of conflicting national identities and postulate future Irish unity as unity of the common people in a Republic as radically different from the official Republic of 1919-22 as it was from British monarchism - the Workers' Republic.
Republicans, he said, following Wolfe Tone a century and a quarter earlier, are "back to the men of no property".
archive.workersliberty.org /wlmags/wl59/republic3.htm   (9532 words)

 t r u t h o u t - Sidney Blumenthal | Fall of the Rovean Empire?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Republicanism as constructed under Bush is a juggernaut that cannot afford to scrape an iceberg.
The Republican scandals converge on operators who are the center of the oligarchy.
Karl Rove, whose political career began as chairman of the College Republicans in 1971, was well acquainted with the Abramoff circle for years by the time he began planning George W. Bush's presidential campaign.
www.truthout.org /docs_2005/100705K.shtml   (2984 words)

 Digital History
In the late 18th century, the word referred to the principles and practices appropriate to a government in which ultimate authority resides in the people and in which elected officials and representatives are responsible to the people and must govern according to the law.
It also involved a critique of monarchical society: A republican society was to be a society free of the corruptions, pretensions, and rigid class stratification found in Europe.
A truly republican society, in contrast, depended on the independence and the moral virtue of its citizens.
www.digitalhistory.uh.edu /database/article_display.cfm?HHID=288   (387 words)

 Freedom Advances Worldwide, Study Says   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NEW YORK (UPI) – Human rights and republicanism made major gains worldwide this year as inter-ethnic conflict waned, capping a decadelong trend of gains for freedom around the globe, a study released by Freedom House said Wednesday.
The annual survey was released by Freedom House, a 60-year-old nonprofit, nonpartisan hybrid of a think tank, an advocacy group and an nongovernmental organization that was founded to promote liberty and republicanism around the world by Eleanor Roosevelt and a nonpartisan group of business and labor leaders, writers, journalists and former government officials and legislators.
Republicanism and freedom remain deeply entrenched in Western Europe, with all 24 states rated "free." Latin America, east-central Europe and the former Soviet Union, Asia and Africa had smaller percentages of "free" states, ranging from 17 percent in Africa to 89 percent in the Americas.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2000/12/20/203443.shtml   (675 words)

 Republicanism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The startling discovery that affiliation with the Republican party is genetically determined, announced by scientists in the current issue of the journal Nurture, threatens to overshadow the announcement by Government scientists that there might be a gene for homosexuality in men.
Both sons said they had suspected their Republicanism from an early age but did not confirm it until in college, when they became convinced it wasn't just a phase they were going through.
They argue that since Republicans didn't "choose" their unwholesome life style any more than someone "chooses" to have a ski-jump nose, they shouldn't be denied civil rights to which normal people are entitled.
monster-island.org /tinashumor/humor/republic.html   (555 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | World dispatch | A horrifying hypothesis
For the most sacred article in all France's grand republican and secular creed is the principle that everyone is equal and indistinguishable in the eyes of the state: no matter where they come from, all French citizens are identical in their Frenchness.
In the much-vaunted "Republican model of integration", all immigrants go through the Gallic mill, shedding their ethnic and religious differences and emerging as shining new French citizens.
Anti-semitism is, to use a common French phrase, the tree that hides the forest.
www.guardian.co.uk /elsewhere/journalist/story/0,7792,1272129,00.html   (1007 words)

 Kelly McGinley -- Righteousness or Republicanism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This country is in a constitutional and moral crisis and the blind loyalty to the Republican Party has a lot to do with the problem.
There is hardly a Republican out there that will write legislation to end the genocide of Americans let alone to monitor the industry.
Francis, chairman of the Republican Unity Coalition, (a homosexual lobby group) said in an interview with the New York Times, "There is not an anti-gay bone in his body".
www.newswithviews.com /McGinley/kelly.htm   (779 words)

 Pathfinder: Australian Republicanism and Monarchy
When researching issues related to Australian republicanism and constitutional monarchy, you will note there is a lot of material published.
Whilst using some databases, the preferred term is "republicanism" whereas in others "republic" is sufficient.
Fraser, AW Spirit of the laws: republicanism and the unfinished project of modernity, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1990.
www.law.usyd.edu.au /~library/pathfind/republic_p.htm   (1334 words)

 REPUBLICANISM SHOWN TO BE GENETIC IN ORIGIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Psychologists and psychoanalysts have long believed that Republicans' unnatural disregard for the poor and frequently unconstitutional tendencies resulted from dysfunctional family dynamics -- a remarkably high percentage of Republicans do have authoritarian domineering fathers and emotionally distant mothers who didn't teach them how to be kind and gentle.
They argue that since Republicans didn't "choose" their lifestyle any more than someone "chooses" to have a ski-jump nose, they shouldn't be denied civil rights which other minorities enjoy.
If conservatism is not the result of stinginess or orneriness (typical stereotypes attributed to Republicans) but is something Republicans can't help, there's no reason why society shouldn't tolerate Republicans in the military or even high elected office -- provided they don't flaunt their political beliefs.
www.houseoffusion.com /lists.cfm/link=m:5:11992:108608   (621 words)

 Sorry Mr. Franklin, We're All Democrats Now
A constitution in and by itself does not guarantee liberty in a republican form of government.
The dramatic shift away from republicanism that occurred in 1913, as expected, led to a bold change of purpose in foreign affairs.
Nothing short of restoring a republican form of government with strict adherence to the rule of law, and curtailing illegal government programs, will solve our current and evolving problems.
www.house.gov /paul/congrec/congrec2003/cr012903.htm   (8526 words)

 Dean Nation: Republicanism
MEHLMAN: It is unthinkable for me to imagine that a leading member of the Republican Senate leadership, like Charles Schumer, would hold a press conference with the equivalent of a Joe Wilson, a major press conference, where they repeated allegations that have been proved wrong.
I can't imagine that Bob Dole and Republican leaders would go on the floor of the Senate to call 100 percent of Republicans, to revoke somebody's security clearance, who's cooperating fully with the investigation, and who evidence has been vindicating toward.
This comment section is for discussion related to Republicanism only.
dean2004.blogspot.com /2005/07/republicanism.html   (219 words)

 The Genesis of Republicanism: The Birth and Growth of the Grand Old Party, 1854-1872   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Genesis of Republicanism: The Birth and Growth of the Grand Old Party, 1854-1872
Republican Convention Announcement of the Nomination at Musical Fund Hall, Philadelphia.
The Crisis of the Union: An Electronic Archive of Documents about the Causes, Conduct, and Consequences of the Civil War.
www.librarycompany.org /Republican/exhibition/ExhibitionIntro.htm   (57 words)

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