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 Left-wing politics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In politics, left-wing, the political left or simply The Left are terms that refer to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism or Social Democracy/Democratic Socialist and Social liberalism, and defined in contradistinction to its polar opposite, the right-wing.
Many Greens deny that green politics is "on the left"; nonetheless, their economic policies can generally be considered left-wing, and when they have formed political coalitions (most notably in Germany, but also in local governments elsewhere), it has almost always been with groups that would generally be classified as being on the left.
The nobility, members of the Second Estate, generally sat to the right.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Left-wing_politics   (3473 words)

 Talk:Left-wing politics/Archive3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She is a left wing activists who thinks the state of Israel has a right to exists.
Every left wing politician who cares about his chair and status, would mute after the wave of responses and would not turn against the pratice of burning Israel's flags.
The left wing protests in France against the war in Iraq became anti-Israeli and anti-Zionist events
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Left-wing_politics/Archive3   (1888 words)

 Defining Left Wing and Right Wing Politics :: Who has claim to what?
Supposing, that both the right and the left drive solely the selfish goals, it is natural that the right is for inequality in the society, while the left is for equality.
Characteristics of Left/Right wing politics are pretty simple to define and there are a lot of people injecting a lot of personal "Spin" into this discussion.
Well I'm not certain if I'm right, but I heard that the Republicans and Democrats changed their sides somewhere in the beginning of the 20th century.
www.politicalforum.com /viewtopic.php?p=151220   (6645 words)

 LEFT WING : for those on the left
This site is both a clique and a fanlisting for those of us that identify with the left of the spectrum or support Left-Wing politics.
LEFT WING : for those on the left
The idea behind the clique/fanlisting is to unite those people that identify themselves as 'left-wing'.
www.salishna.net /left   (115 words)

 Politically Insane :: Left Wing Politics - Blog, News
Politically Insane is a left-wing motivated blog working to bring updates and news to the people for the people.
Voting problems around the state has left many in doubt of the actual number.
With the Electoral College meeting Monday to certify the vote, it is very unlikely that the re-election of President Bush will not take place.
politically-insane.blogspot.com   (1123 words)

 The Young Curmudgeon: Technie Nerds and Left-Wing Politics (UPDATED)
Again, what correlation this has with the almost universally left-wing (or left-Libertarian) politics of those in the tech sector is hard to determine, but it seems likely that there is some correlation.
The Young Curmudgeon: Technie Nerds and Left-Wing Politics (UPDATED)
The more difficult piece, however, and the one which you had the most trouble expressing in your question, is tying this to the politics of the owners of the tech companies involved in blogging.
youngcurmudgeon.typepad.com /blog/2004/09/technie_nerds_a.html   (1164 words)

 Left Wing Politics
In trying to strike a blow for civil liberties, the circuit court widely viewed as the most liberal in the U.S. (and one of the two justices striking down the Pledge was a Nixon appointee!) may have just handed the right wing its biggest public-relations victory since the flag-burning decision more than a decade ago.
The one beacon of honesty left seems to be the government statistical agencies -- and that's what makes the latest report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis so important.
Indeed, the record of the floor debate at the time shows that the chief sponsors wanted to highlight the differences between "Godless Communists" and "God-fearing Americans." It clearly was political posturing, rooted in the era.
johnquiggin.blogspot.com   (3317 words)

 Western Folklore: American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957
Of the three, American Folk Music and Left Wing Politics is the most conventional work of scholarship and will be of most immediate use to folklorists.
While Glazer documents his triumphs-being congratulated by Eleanor Roosevelt and George Meany, serving as Jackie Kennedy's personal escort on a couple of occasions-it is also clear that the bigwigs with whom he rubbed elbows found "folksinging" more trivial than subversive.
Few of their famous songs are quoted, however, doubtless due to the expense of copyright clearances.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3732/is_200310/ai_n9332247   (1163 words)

 McPherson's Left Wing Politics
Allow me to also express concerns over the left wing political bias of persons who willfully associate themselves with such an entity as Pacifica or with the socialist activists on Pacifica, or with a socialist political party, or with the Clinton Administration in its defense against the greatest presidential scandal in American history.
No,but he is very left-liberal in his politics, His latest,"The Wild Blue" was nothing more than a plagerism filled hagiography of George McGovern.Most of the 15 th Air Force B 24 crews were offended by the hero worship of an oxygen thief.
One of McPherson's major strengths as a Civil War historian is that he provides extensive footnotes right at the bottom of his pages so that anyone can check his research.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/710706/posts   (6228 words)

 RELEASE: Experts assess left-wing German politics
MADISON - The state of left-wing politics in Germany will be the topic of a panel discussion Monday, Oct. 27, featuring political scientists from UW-Madison and UW-Parkside.
Thomas Baylis, a UW-Madison political science lecturer, and Jonathan Olsen, an assistant professor on the Parkside campus, will discuss the dilemmas faced by the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) in Germany at noon in 336 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive.
As the successor party to the communists who once ruled in the former East Germany, the PDS experienced a rising popularity in the eastern part of Germany during the mid-1990s.
www.news.wisc.edu /releases/9095.html?month=10&year=2003   (190 words)

 Dissecting Leftism
The pagan Anglican Left: "Then there was the much-publicized dust-up over William Melnyk, the Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Pennsylvania, who was asked to resign his post as rector after it became clear he was moonlighting as a Druid priest...
EU bribes Greenlanders: "Greenland, the only place to have left the EU, will be brought back under the influence of Brussels as part of a global scramble for the mineral riches of the Arctic.
A teacher who recently left the school told the Tagesspiegel newspaper that ethnic Arab pupils were in the majority and were bullying ethnic Turks, Germans and other nationalities.
dissectleft.blogspot.com   (11004 words)

 YaHooka Forums - Right-Wing vs. Left-Wing Politics
Since this is how it is, I'm left by default because the secretive political system inevitably breeds the left to right war from the beginning, creating social wars which shift the focus away from the actual issues.
I'd say to be relatively healthy, one should adopt left and right stances on issues...otherwise known as compromises.
The public's lack of information often leads to the right to left war.
www.yahooka.com /forum/printthread.php?t=86433   (3379 words)

 Technorati Tag: left-wingpolitics
Left Wing Politics - Janet Reilly for CA Janet Reilly - Democrat for Assembly.
A Social democratic Green Political Post-Lefty anarchy Your left-wing politics have amounted to only the worse of situations when implemented by both...
A Social democratic Green Political Post-Lefty anarchy A Social democratic Green Political Post-Lefty anarchy http://www.populistamerica.com/ The...
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 Left Wing Politics: 02_08_04
And in a bureaucratic squabble that would be farfetched on The West Wing, nobody in Washington could decide whether a Predator drone--an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and the best possible source of real intelligence on what was happening in the terror camps--should be sent to fly over Afghanistan.
When O'Neill left Yemen on a trip home for Thanksgiving, Bodine barred his return.
That made it politically impossible for Clinton to strike--especially given the upcoming election and his own lack of credibility on national security.
johnquiggin.blogspot.com /2002_08_04_johnquiggin_archive.html   (8450 words)

  Richard A Reuss with JoAnne C. Reuss, American Folk Music and Left Wing Politics
In our information-overloaded, media-rich Western states at the beginning of the twenty-first century, it is difficult to imagine the mindset of folk musicians of the nineteenth and earlier centuries when rights of free speech were tenuous, and the dissemination of information less bountiful.
I've always felt a tension around the links between folk music and politics, although I did not know that there was a difference between material written in a folk music style and older material until long after I became aware of the troubadours of social change.
Growing up with hymn singing in church and in civil rights marches, or the student protesters of the late 1960s and 1970s, I never questioned the connection between music and Cause.
www.greenmanreview.com /rads.html   (799 words)

 Jesus Politics: Left-wing religious nutbags
This is supposed to be a place of Jesus Politics, and there's been precious little Jesus in the political detritus.
Because the Republicans were quickly over taken by Neo-Conservatives who are just old hawkish liberals who left the democrat party..."
Hopefully the Republicans won’t be bamboozled by the left's exploiting of Katrina to lobby for bigger, more centralized government.
jesuspolitics.typepad.com /jesus_politics/2005/09/leftwing_religi.html   (6887 words)

 ABC's "The Practice" Espouses Left-Wing Politics
I listen to their side very carefully, it helps me win arguments with the left in a very calm calculating way, because I know where they are coming from.
The show is just a platform for rabid liberal writers to inject their ideoligy into the minds of unsuspecting viewers.
I particularly hate it when the ADA's are agonizing over some "moral dilemma" they have when their boss orders them to prosecute someone in a way they don't like.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/881734/posts   (2394 words)

 Bartleby.com: Great Books Online -- Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus and hundreds more
The 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate.
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 When did left-wing politics become the defense of capitalism
I think the answer, in nine cases of 10, will be civil and political liberties, which may explain, in part, why Leftist politics in the West tends to lean heavily toward the defense and extension of these rights, while relegating the pursuit of economic rights to a subsidiary position.
But in the real world, there are, and when rights clash, a lot of Western Leftists can be expected to come down on the side of political and civil liberties.
On the contrary, it crushed trade unions and left-wing political parties, slashed wages and lengthened the working day and embarked on a program of territorial expansion, all to the benefit of industrialists and financiers.
www.williambowles.info /guests/gowans_230105.html   (1855 words)

 left wing - Center for Media and Democracy
Media Matters caught Sean Hannity on Tuesday blaming the "anti-war left" for protesting at the funeral of a soldier killed in Iraq.
In short, Move America Forward's campaign is a Republican dirty trick designed to smear Moore and pressure move theater owners not to run his film." Meanwhile, Moore has hired Democratic political strategists Mark Fabiani and Chris Lehane "to fire off rapid responses to the conservative attacks," according to Salon.com.
Robert Greenwald employs "a 'guerrilla' method of documentary filmmaking, creating timely political films on short schedules and small budgets and then promoting and selling them...
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 left-wing politics Random Fate
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Patrick Fitzgerald made it clear that his investigation and that of the grand jury was actively impeded by Lewis Libby.
Before you start making accusations of “political grandstanding” because of the declaration of war by Senator Harry Reid, you should remember two words:
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 Left-Wing Politics With Your Popcorn
The documentary reveals a country rife with income inequality, short-term political thinking and ineffective tracking of deadbeat dads, a country in which filling a simple prescription for a child's asthma medication can put a family in the street."
Many are single mothers, battling a system intent on getting people off welfare without lifting them out of poverty.
www.timeswatch.org /quotes/2005/nq070105.asp   (549 words)

 Progressives Online (POL) - powered by Democrats, Greens & Liberals.
Cafe Progresso - Discuss daily politics and eternal truths over a cup of java (byo java and an open mind)
Though our community was built primarily for Democrats and Greens, all political views are welcome.
Take a break from close-minded co-workers and corporate controlled news each day to mingle with kindred spirits in a virtual world where money doesn't talk, people do.
progressivesonline.com   (219 words)

 Left-wing politics - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Find in a Library: American folk music and left-wing politics, 1927-1957
Find in a Library: American folk music and left-wing politics, 1927-1957
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
Subjects: Folk music -- Political aspects -- United States.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/e034f054e6a3bdcaa19afeb4da09e526.html   (55 words)

 American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957
Richard and JoAnne Reuss expertly capture the personality of this era and the fascinating chronology of events in American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957, a historical analysis of singers, writers, union members and organizers and their connection with left-wing politics and folk music during this revolutionary time period.
American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957 ~ (Hardcover)
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 Amazon: Listmania! - View List "Left-wing politics"
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 Big Issue Ground essays on Left Wing Politics
Big Issue Ground essays on Left Wing Politics
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 Far right - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The imprecise use of the terms "left" and "right" in politics, and there being no absolute consensus as to what the "archetypes" of left and right are, has led to a number of disputes over the proper usage of "far-right" and "far-left" other than as general terms of derision.
In his essay "Left and Right: the Prospects for Liberty" [1] and "Confessions of a Right-Wing Liberal" [2], Murray Rothbard even put libertarianism on the "left", claiming that conservatives are the right and socialists merely "middle-of-the road".
This interpretation of "far right" especially lost favor in the decades following the Revolutions of 1848 as a return to the Ancien Régime became increasingly implausible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Far-right   (1641 words)

In politics, left-wing, political left, or simply the left, are terms which refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism,
green politics is "on the left"; nonetheless, their economic policies can generally be considered left-wing, and when they have formed political coalitions (most notably in Germany, but also in local governments elsewhere), it has almost always been with groups that would generally be classified as being on the left.
Left wing can also refer to a player's position in sports such as soccer and ice hockey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leftism   (1641 words)

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