Conservative Elites Are Fighting for “Values” Invented to Justify Slavery

By Peter Montague, July 9, 2020

Throughout its history the U.S. has had two very different ruling elites, motivated by very different definitions of liberty. Let’s call them the New England Yankees vs. the Old South Planters. Their radically different definitions of “liberty” still divide liberals and conservatives today.

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Peter Montague

Peter Montague


Journalist focused on the growth imperative, which underlies or exacerbates all other problems (and Herman Daly and Donella Meadows told us about 50 years ago).