Political Spectrum

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  • Created on: 19-11-19 20:41

Explaining the spectrum

- Way of displaying the ideological positions of political parties relative to others across an axis ranging from left to right wing.

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Left wing

- Those who want to change how society works and reform society.

- Includes beliefs like socialists further to the left, want to criticise capitalism and the free market.

- Includes more centre left people who wish to reform rather than remove capitalism.

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Right wing

- Describes people who support the status quo and order in society.

- Believe hierarchy is important.

- Support private property.

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