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9 Immigration Rights Political Philosophy With Jason Brennan

What are the economic and moral cases for allowing more immigration? Do immigrant workers depress native wages? Do they sully native culture? Commit more crime? Use more welfare? Jason Brennan...

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Jason Brennan discusses what rights are and contrasts rights-based thinking about ethics with utilitarian thinking. Further Reading Ursula K. Le Guin, The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas http://www...

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Jason Brennan considers property rights: what they are, what justifies them, and what sorts of social problems they help avoid. Further Reading J. Bradford DeLong and Martha L. Olney, Macroeconomi...

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Jason Brennan examines a key question in political philosophy: what, if anything, is the difference between the government and ordinary people? Further Reading Michael Huemer, The Problem...

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May 2013 - Pastor Kevin Boling interviews Mark Tooley. Yesterday, the NY Times reported "Department of Homeland Security officials, responding to sharp criticism on Monday from a union representing...

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Bryan Caplan and Christopher Wellman debate immigration. Is there a human right to immigrate to any country in the world? Debate sponsored by IHS, the John Templeton Foundation, and University...

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Roughly 100 years have passed since one-person, one-vote democracies began in various Western countries. In that time have people become better citizens for having the right to vote? By what...

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Brennan explains that the libertarian philosopher Robert Nozick offered important criticisms of pattern-based theories of distributive justice and offered his own alternative framework. Further...

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How do we balance the human rights of undocumented people with the rights of the citizens of that country? Some American citizens may feel that the legalization of immigration could threaten...

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You have the right to remain silent. You do not have to answer questions about where you were born, whether you're a U.S. citizen, or how you entered the country. (Separate rules apply at...

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For more information and links to this information in other languages, go to: https://www.aclu.org/immigrationKYR We rely on the police to keep us safe and treat us all fairly, regardless...

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Jason Brennan gives a sense of the sort of questions examined in the field of political philosophy. Download the .mp3 of this lecture here: http://bit.ly/1mxypW2 Here is the next lecture in...

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The Immigration Rights Movement 1952-Present: National History Day Project created by Brennan Gerancher and Ben Tetzlaff.

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Is democracy a means to an end, or is it valuable in itself? Jason Brennan discusses democracy and voting. Further Reading Jason Brennan, The Ethics of Voting http://www.amazon.com/Ethics-Voting-J...

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Jason Brennan explains the political thought of John Rawls, one of the key figures in modern political philosophy. Further Reading John Rawls, A Theory of Justice http://www.amazon.com/Theory-Just...

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The National Archives and Records Administration presents a National Conversation on Rights and Justice – Immigration: Barriers and Access in partnership with the Japanese American National...

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What does “liberty” mean in a philosophical context? Jason Brennan parses out how the word is used. Further Reading Isaiah Berlin, Liberty: Incorporating Four Essays on Liberty (includes...

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Are sweatshops a least-bad choice for the third world? Is capitalism inherently exploitative of these workers? Brennan applies the foregoing discussion of political philosophy to the case of...

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Global migration has stirred questions of human rights, democracy, of living together, of 'us and them.' The philosopher Charles Taylor and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the...

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Joseph H. Carens is a professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Toronto, Canada. His research interests are mainly focused on contemporary political theory, especially...

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