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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

Edit I know that during french revolution those terms emerged that the left of the kings were called left and at the right were called right but the concept of actual "right" and "left&...
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How it is possible to be both "libertaire" and "center-left"?

Val is extremely unclear and handwavy in the video. The journalists seem perplexed, one even shrugs in doubt at his attempts to take everyone around the table for granted as "reasonable center-...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

If you want to dive down into the philosophical nuts and bolts, the difference between 'Right' and 'Left' in sociopolitical discussions is that Rightists invariably defend, promote, or advocate ...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

As you rightly pointed out, the specific policies and ideologies associated with the right and left labels can vary greatly across different regions and historical periods. What is considered "...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

In the United States, there are a bundle of policy positions routinely understood to be "right" and the opposite positions are routinely understood to be "left". For example, right-...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

They have no real meanings, more clearly their meaning is strongly context dependent without a clear objective version. What is objective in politics, that is not right and left, but up and down. A ...
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Interpretation of "right" and "left"

Words like "left" and "right" are words like "fast" and "slow". They have meanings, but those meanings depend critically on the context, including the wider ...
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How it is possible to be both "libertaire" and "center-left"?

It's always difficult to argue with stereotypes. I mean, I frequently hear people ask how it's possible to be Christian (devoted to Christ's model of love and acceptance) and xenophobic (hateful and ...
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How it is possible to be both "libertaire" and "center-left"?

I always felt a little libertaire all that, but, center-left, when I went to vote you see what I mean" (original: "je me suis toujours senti un peu libertaire tout ├ža, mais, centre-gauche, ...
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How it is possible to be both "libertaire" and "center-left"?

It is possible that by "libertaire", Philippe Val makes consciously or not reference here to the values and style of the journal Charlie Hebdo (he headed for 17 years): strong irreverence ...
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