(10) - Liberalism and its Challengers Long Cycle: royal...

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Liberalism and its Challengers Long Cycle: royal oligarchies, fascism, and communism All of these came from different constellations of social forces but all were challengers only in state form All base on ideologies – systematic critiques of status quo Cores and peripheries New Challengers: Dynamics End of History? What did that mean? Role of reason, trade, law, international organizations Francis Fukuyama made the Hegelian argument for history’s end. If history is the history of big ideological orders, and all challengers have exhausted themselves, history is over because there is no threat to liberalism Yes, there would continue to be little sniping at the edges, but there will no longer be any significant ideological challenges to liberalism Challengers are when, for example, professors who are well-paid in liberal democracies are willing to betray their current financial and security interests in order to put forth a new ideology Nothing is fundamentally threatening the order
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