Left-wing politics

political ideologies supporting social equality and egalitarianism
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Left-wing politics is a kind of politics that supports social equality and egalitarianism.

What a person means by left-wing depends on where the person lives. In Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, left-wing politics is often associated with social democracy and democratic socialism.

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  • Buhle, Mari Jo; Buhle, Paul; Georgakas, Dan (1998). Encyclopedia of the American Left. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 978-0-19-512088-2.
  • Lin Chun, The British New Left, Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Press, 1993
  • Eley, Geoff (2002). Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850-2000. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 0-19-504479-7.
  • Marxism on Terrorism Archived 2012-07-20 at the Wayback Machine by John Molyneux
  • Terrorism and Communism by Karl Kautsky
  • Leftism in India Archived 2012-02-22 at the Wayback Machine

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