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The left–right political spectrum is a system of classifying po...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The left–right political spectrum is a system of classifying political positions, ideologies, and parties. Left-wing politics and right-wing politics are often presented as opposed, although a particular individual or group may take a left-wing stance on one matter and a right-wing stance on another, and some stances may overlap and be considered either left or right-wing depending on the ideology. In France, where the terms originated, the Left has been called "the party of movement" and the Right "
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Germany's left and right vie to turn politics upside down

The Guardian - 22 Jul 2018
Leftwing politicians are singing the praises of border control while rightwingers call for expanding the welfare state. Old political certainties could be turned upside down in Germany this summer as the far ends of the country's political spectrum ...
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Rally by White Nationalists Was Over Almost Before It Began

New York Times - 12 Aug 2018
The left's ability to turn out counterprotesters has also been a factor, from the hard-left activists threatening violence against far-right street protesters, to center-left citizens who have been vocal, and explicit, in expressing their disgust and ...
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Goldberg: The politics of 'the center' no longer exists

Indianapolis Star - 19 Aug 2018
What constituted the center of American politics has always been up for debate. Did the center mean mushy moderation? Was it the "reasonable" midpoint between the right and left where most American voters clustered? Was it a set of clear principles ...
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Taibbi: Corey Stewart, Donald Trump's Favorite Nut Job

Rolling Stone - 19 Aug 2018
If anyone were to try to articulate a political theory of Donald Trump, this might be it: lying-ism. It's not so much about policy — Stewart runs to both the left and right of traditional Republicans, depending on the issue — as it is about using ...
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Battleground: New York

City & State - 20 Aug 2018
If Democrats take the state Senate, New York could adopt a host of progressive policies – voting reform, expanded reproductive rights, gun control, higher taxes on the wealthy, stricter rent regulation – that currently are locked in a legislative ...
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Steve Bannon Has Found His Next Trump

New York Times - 19 Aug 2018
In the past year, the flow of migrants into Europe has drastically declined, and most of the mainstream parties on the right — and even some on the left — have adopted a soft version of closed-borders politics sought by Central Europeans. So Mr ...
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Identity politics are – by definition – racist - 16 Aug 2018
The American left urges every race to organise, pull together, demand their rights if not special treatment, recognise their common experience, celebrate their people's separate history and separate accomplishments — except one. If white people do the ...
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How the politics of memes has taken the world by storm

DailyO - 20 Aug 2018
But these are precisely the values the left wing propounded till recently — why the right wing has been successful in mobilising these values against the left is a question worth exploring. Those like the post-woke transphobe Milos Yiannopoulos or ...

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