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America's Counter-Revolution
The Constitution Revisited

From the back cover:

This book challenges the assumption that the Constitution was a landmark in the struggle for liberty. Instead, Sheldon Richman argues, it was the product of a counter-revolution, a setback for the radicalism represented by America’s break with the British empire. Drawing on careful, credible historical scholarship and contemporary political analysis, Richman suggests that this counter-revolution was the work of conservatives who sought a nation of “power, consequence, and grandeur.” America’s Counter-Revolution makes a persuasive case that the Constitution was a victory not for liberty but for the agendas and interests of a militaristic, aristocratic, privilege-seeking ruling class.

Friday, May 26, 2006

Independent Migrant

I hereby propose that in lieu of the term illegal alien all lovers of liberty use independent migrant.


Nick Manley said...

Not a bad idea Sheldon.

Libertarian Jason said...

Here, here!

Charles Johnson (Rad Geek) said...

A good suggestion.

"Unsurveilled worker" might also help get at the heart of what the principled conservatives in the Know-Nothing Party are getting so exercised about, when their objections are colored by something other than overt racism or classism.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the new term. I've been looking for something like this. Whenever the issue comes up, I occasionally find myself defaulting to the term 'illegal alien', and I find it grating.