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AidenLloydJepsen
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Far-Left
- You use words like "the patriarchy" and "white priviledge".
- You don't believe it's appropriate to denounce Islam.
- You say that minorities face "institutional racism".
- You believe in curbing free speech, and trigger warnings.

Traditional Left
- You believe in economic nationalism and big government.
- You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations.
- You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage.
- You stand up for the working class.

Centre-Left
- You believe in a mixed economy.
- You understand the pressures of mass immigration.
- You believe in social justice and the common good.
- You think positive discrimination is a good idea.

Classical Liberalism
- You believe in the free market but recognise its flaws.
- You differentiate between freedom of speech and hate speech.
- You stand up against religious oppression and support secularism.
- You support gay marriage, drug legalisation and euthanasia.

Centre-Right
- You believe in traditionalism.
- You support big business and the free market.
- You think the country should embrace its Christian values.
- You believe in making tough and unpopular decisions.

Libertarian
- You believe the government should not interfere with people's lives.
- You say the free market is the best way to create jobs and reduce inequality.
- You don't agree with the minimum wage or regulation.
- You believe in minimal government and individualism.

Far-Right
- You believe in preservation through nationalism and limited migration.
- You are openly against Islam.
- You believe in isolationism.
- You think multiculturalism is wrong.
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Far-Left
- You use words like "the patriarchy" and "white priviledge".
- You don't believe it's appropriate to denounce Islam.
- You say that minorities face "institutional racism".
- You believe in curbing free speech, and trigger warnings.

Traditional Left
- You believe in economic nationalism and big government.
- You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations.
- You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage.
- You stand up for the working class.

Centre-Left
- You believe in a mixed economy.
- You understand the pressures of mass immigration.
- You believe in social justice and the common good.
- You think positive discrimination is a good idea.

Classical Liberalism
- You believe in the free market but recognise its flaws.
- You differentiate between freedom of speech and hate speech.
- You stand up against religious oppression and support secularism.
- You support gay marriage, drug legalisation and euthanasia.

Centre-Right
- You believe in traditionalism.
- You support big business and the free market.
- You think the country should embrace its Christian values.
- You believe in making tough and unpopular decisions.

Libertarian
- You believe the government should not interfere with people's lives.
- You say the free market is the best way to create jobs and reduce inequality.
- You don't agree with the minimum wage or regulation.
- You believe in minimal government and individualism.

Far-Right
- You believe in preservation through nationalism and limited migration.
- You are openly against Islam.
- You believe in isolationism.
- You think multiculturalism has failed.
Centre-right for me - but I'm afraid your description is a little inaccurate, re 'tough and unpopular decisions' and 'Christian values'.

I am an atheist and a strong supporter of secularism - religious values have NOTHING to do with political position in terms of left and right.

It is moreover rubbish to suggest decisions made by centre-right parties are 'tough and unpopular' - I doubt people would say no to cutting tax, increasing business investment through deregulation and low corporate tax (hence creating more jobs and lower welfare budget), increasing the role of the private sector, decreasing bureaucracy in the public sector and stopping the wastage of taxpayers' money.

Which is why we haven't had a left-of-centre Government since the 70s - people are fed up with inefficient, unjust and unworkable left-wing policies which tax work and subsidise non-work (to sort of off-quote Milton Friedman).
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Centre-right for me - but I'm afraid your description is a little inaccurate, re 'tough and unpopular decisions' and 'Christian values'.

I am an atheist and a strong supporter of secularism - religious values have NOTHING to do with political position in terms of left and right.

It is moreover rubbish to suggest decisions made by centre-right parties are 'tough and unpopular' - I doubt people would say no to cutting tax, increasing business investment through deregulation and low corporate tax (hence creating more jobs and lower welfare budget), increasing the role of the private sector, decreasing bureaucracy in the public sector and stopping the wastage of taxpayers' money.

Which is why we haven't had a left-of-centre Government since the 70s - people are fed up with inefficient, unjust and unworkable left-wing policies which tax work and subsidise non-work (to sort of off-quote Milton Friedman).
Interesting. The descriptions I posted were always going to be controversial, but I tried to be as representative as possible. I also identify on the right but I'm also irreligious.
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Centre left mostly although i favour some of the other policies.
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Libertarian.
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Your categories are totally confused.

You cannot both believe in supporting big business (Crony Capitalism) and the free market.

Classical liberals don't place any restriction on free speech :facepalm: certainly not differentiating between free speech and "Hate speech"

Libertarians don't consider inequality. The free market is aimed at reducing the power of special interests through corruption in Big Government.

Where did you get this garbage? A GCSE politics assignment?
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I decided to write down all the ones that I agree with and score them.

Traditional Left- You believe in economic nationalism. 1/2- You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations. 1- You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage. 1- You stand up for the working class. 1
Total - 3 1/2

Centre-Left- You believe in a mixed economy. 1- You understand the pressures of mass immigration. 1- You believe in social justice and the common good. 1- You think positive discrimination is a good idea. 1
Total - 4

Libertarian- You believe the government should not interfere with people's lives. 1- You say the free market is the best way to create jobs and reduce inequality. 1- You believe in minimal government and individualism. 1
Total - 3

Far-Right- You believe in preservation through nationalism and limited migration. 1- You think multiculturalism is wrong. 1
Total - 2

I'm mainly Centre-Left according to these definitions, it seems. I mainly label myself as a Libertarian, due to my great support of freedom of speech, etc, and support the UK Independence Party.
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Classical liberalism it is!

I await all the terribad SJW loons proclaiming themselves traditional left
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Traditional left
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Far-Left
- You use words like "the patriarchy" and "white priviledge".
- You don't believe it's appropriate to denounce Islam.
- You say that minorities face "institutional racism".
- You believe in curbing free speech, and trigger warnings.


Made me kek.



I know that I've shifted from centre-left to centre-right, but that's about it. I don't really know how I can describe it.
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centre left
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(Original post by jake4198)
Far-Left
- You use words like "the patriarchy" and "white priviledge".
- You don't believe it's appropriate to denounce Islam.
- You say that minorities face "institutional racism".
- You believe in curbing free speech, and trigger warnings.

Traditional Left
- You believe in economic nationalism and big government.
- You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations.
- You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage.
- You stand up for the working class.

Centre-Left
- You believe in a mixed economy.
- You understand the pressures of mass immigration.
- You believe in social justice and the common good.
- You think positive discrimination is a good idea.

Classical Liberalism
- You believe in the free market but recognise its flaws.
- You differentiate between freedom of speech and hate speech.
- You stand up against religious oppression and support secularism.
- You support gay marriage, drug legalisation and euthanasia.

Centre-Right
- You believe in traditionalism.
- You support big business and the free market.
- You think the country should embrace its Christian values.
- You believe in making tough and unpopular decisions.

Libertarian
- You believe the government should not interfere with people's lives.
- You say the free market is the best way to create jobs and reduce inequality.
- You don't agree with the minimum wage or regulation.
- You believe in minimal government and individualism.

Far-Right
- You believe in preservation through nationalism and limited migration.
- You are openly against Islam.
- You believe in isolationism.
- You think multiculturalism is wrong.
Having read all that, I have even less idea than I did before!
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Except I believe in elements from many of these positions. You can't reduce political beliefs to four bullet points. Here's what I'd agree with because it's just not that simple:

Agree
Disagree
Well... both because this could be interpreted in different ways/too complicated, I can't adopt a hardline stance either way

Far-Left
- You use words like "the patriarchy" and "white privilege".
- You don't believe it's appropriate to denounce Islam.
- You say that minorities face "institutional racism".
- You believe in curbing free speech, and trigger warnings.

Traditional Left
- You believe in economic nationalism and big government.
- You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations.
- You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage.
- You stand up for the working class.

Centre-Left
- You believe in a mixed economy.
- You understand the pressures of mass immigration. (pretty sure those who advocate mass immigration still understand its pressures)
- You believe in social justice and the common good.
- You think positive discrimination is a good idea.

Classical Liberalism
- You believe in the free market but recognise its flaws.- You differentiate between freedom of speech and hate speech.
- You stand up against religious oppression and support secularism.
- You support gay marriage, drug legalisation and euthanasia.

Centre-Right
- You believe in traditionalism.
- You support big business and the free market.
- You think the country should embrace its Christian values.
- You believe in making tough and unpopular decisions.

Libertarian
- You believe the government should not interfere with people's lives.
- You say the free market is the best way to create jobs and reduce inequality.
- You don't agree with the minimum wage or regulation.
- You believe in minimal government and individualism.

Far-Right
- You believe in preservation through nationalism and limited migration.
- You are openly against Islam.
- You believe in isolationism.
- You think multiculturalism is wrong.


I mean, I'd personally consider myself to be a little left of centre-left, although I move around the spectrum because I'm willing to change my political stances if arguments are compelling enough. Always on the left however, as you can probably tell from the pretty colours.
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Centre Left.

I accept the role of the market and view some industries being better in the private sector however many other industries like health, transport, education etc should not have a profit motive and are better run by the public sector.

I want a state with high quality public services, a fantastic education and health system free at the point of use while supporting the free market in other areas.. That's the way to achieve equality of opportunity.
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Traditional Left
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Centre-left.
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Far Right
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Classical liberalism
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The definitions you gave aren't quite broad enough since they don't allow for the overlapping areas like the secular right wing, which includes nationalism but not isolationism. In fact very little of the right wing is isolationist, it's more of a traditional right wing thing. As for me, I'm a secular far right libertarian. Those three things aren't mutually exclusive.
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Traditional Centre Left Green Liberal
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