Adam Gurri

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Adam Gurri is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Liberal Currents.

Actually, Hot Take Culture Is Good

Actually, Hot Take Culture Is Good

Partisanship, motivated thinking, and hot takes are actually good…

There is No True Liberal

There is No True Liberal

We need to stop looking for some unchangeable essence of political labels. Sometimes they are meaningful labels, sometimes they’re ad-hoc, and sometimes they’re simply insults…

You Were the Thought Police All Along

You Were the Thought Police All Along

Where do arguments about freedom of speech cease to be applicable and other concerns become central…

Finding Liberty Between Vulnerability and Coercion

Finding Liberty Between Vulnerability and Coercion

Vulnerability is an inescapable facet of human social life, and coercion is a necessary part of any attempt to defend the vulnerable. But coercion always introduces new vulnerabilities. Liberals must…

Wanted: Mere Liberal Writers

Wanted: Mere Liberal Writers

A call for contributors, and a statement of mere liberalism…

A Critical Defense of Commerce

A Critical Defense of Commerce

In the movie “Sabrina,” the character David Larrabee confronts his brother Linus about his obsession with running their family business…

Liberals and Nationalists: Compromise Without Reconciliation

Liberals and Nationalists: Compromise Without Reconciliation

If “populism” is the first word on everyone’s lips these days, “nationalism” isn’t far behind…

Ideals Worth Defending in a Cynical Age

Ideals Worth Defending in a Cynical Age

The conversation about ideals in our culture has grown profoundly trivial…

The New Liberal

The New Liberal

We’ve all heard the bad news. Liberalism is on the run, they say…