political liberty


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Noun1.political liberty - one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the countrypolitical liberty - one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
freedom - the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
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As if political liberty made wage slavery any the more tolerable
I knew her well enough to have discovered her scorn for all the practical forms of political liberty known to the western world.
Furthermore, the sanctions imposed following the Ukrainian crisis and the failings in matters of governance (regulatory quality, political liberty, corruption) are limiting the nation's appeal for foreign investors.
Some others begin with political liberty thinking that their economy would flourish as a necessary consequence.
The author challenges arguments that political liberty and participation are good for people and claims that for most people, they are harmful.
Because of this, presidents in presidential regimes are encouraged to abuse their power and threaten political liberty.
This monumental seventeenth-century work by one of Sarmatism's leading representatives articulates the Polish perception and practice of political liberty.
For Tomasi, the principle of the fair value of political liberty should be understood as demanding not an equalization of political influence by an equalization of wealth and the spending capacity of different groups, but rather a limit on the range of issues that as a matter of constitutional right can be incorporated into the legislative agenda.
The demands of the pro-democracy movement are a reminder that political liberty is a universal, and not a culturally specific, cause.
The approach Caplan takes here is common among libertarians, in that it fails to offer a philosophic grounding for political liberty.
Justice is political liberty, economic independence and social equality.
While he remains close to Maimonides in his high regard for halakah as a way to human perfection and disagrees with Spinoza's dismissing the law after the end of the Jewish state, Mendelssohn shows the compatibility of halakah with political liberty and religious tolerance as they were taught by Spinoza.