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Where do you fall - somewhere on the scale of far right to far left?
Do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, Conservative, Liberal, etc.?
Have you always had the same ideology, or is it something you’ve adopted over time?
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I'm considerably left, unlike any of the descriptions mentioned there. Democrats and liberals are about as left as my right foot, lol. I'm left from a global perspective - though given the rise of the far right as neoliberalism collapses on itself, maybe that global Overton window is shifting further right. I'm not so good on ideology yet, but I believe in a powerful centralised government that upholds worker power, the backbone of any country, and is not afraid to deal with the notion of mass consolidation being a crippling disease of the contemporary era, and that the apparent efficiency of corporations is a lie that sells a cotton candy dream of exploitation, given that said efficiency comes at the cost we should not be paying. Stuff like that. I'm a dyed in the wool fan of worker rights and bemoan the crushing of union power in the last 40 years. My social stances are what you'd expect, it's a bit difficult to name them without being prompted to, though. It's hard to describe my exact economic stances given that I don't yet espouse an ideology by name, but as I learn more and observe the massive inequality around me, the more I feel comfortable with calling myself a socialist and not simply a social democrat. Automation is not only coming, it is going to change the very idea of work. And we should adjust ourselves to that before it ruins us.
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    I am right-wing (global perspective) and an Atheist. In the US I would probably be center-right.
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    I definitely lean to the left as a liberal. I grew up in a household with left-leaning politics, and I still firmly keep those beliefs. I'm not particularly center-left, but I'm also not far-left either.

    I'm not so sure where I stand globally, though.
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    I'm pretty far left. I consider myself a socialist and believe that the ideal system of government is democratic socialism or social democracy. Humans are inherently greedy and self-serving and we need to exist in a system that has built in checks to that before it becomes our ultimate undoing.
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      Libertarian leaning here I think. Alot of what Government does, particularly Federal, needs to be discharged back to the States, if not outright eliminated altogether. Government has gotten way too large.
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        I've voted Republican for as long as I can remember. I'm mostly a Core Conservative, but can consider myself a mix of Conservative and Moderate on a handful of issues. The Constitution to me should be followed, and history be studied closely to avoid past mistakes.
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        I have no idea. Before every election, I have to re-educate myself and pick the least annoying option to vote for because in my day-to-day life I don't care about these things.

        Oh god, soon it's the EU elections...
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          I'm a socialist, but socially speaking I'm a fairly liberal person.

          I started off centre-left but as time went on I drifted further to the left.
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          I'm to the left, however, as far as USA politics, I reevaluate the candidates each time.
          I don't necessarily say "ew a republican" if I feel like they'd be good for the country. Though often, as it turns out I tend to side with liberals and democrats. Though, politics over here have become a circus and a popularity contest. Who can get the most attention in gatherings, and who has the most twitter followers. Like they care about winning and not about all of the people in country. They just wanna shape it to their will. It's all so psyducking stupid. Like, lead your country, care about it's people - all of it's people. Regardless of race, or social standing, or sexuality. I don't know what that makes me, but I side with whomever usually has (or claims to have) those viewpoints.

          I'm not too sure where I stand globally either? I just impossibly wish all the countries could exist without caring so much about politics, and fighting over it.
          It makes us lose sight of other things.
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            I'm very liberal by US standards. I am a strong feminist, very pro-LGBT rights, pro separation of church and state/freedom of religion, pro public education, pro science, etc. Those are the issues that drive me the most, and especially with me being a woman, part of the LGBT community, and non-Christian, I could never in good conscience even remotely associate myself with the right. Even though I'm white, I was also raised to despise racism to the core, and I'm very glad.
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            Left, mostly, since other candidates don't seem to give a rat's ass about the environment, poor people, or LGBT rights, which is very disappointing. Seeing the neofascist undertones that current rightwing candidates have, makes me very disappointed since I used to be sort of centrist-left but now I realize how awfully naive that was. RIP
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            I'm a centrist. I fully support the LGBT community and I consider myself an environmentalist. I also believe in strong social welfare, education, and health care systems. Although, I believe strongly in freedom of speech and I detest censorship. Furthermore I do not believe in equality but much prefer equity.

            I used to be incredibly left-leaning, although I realized that I didn't really agree with certain left policies and I find that there are discrepancies and double standards within certain liberal ideologies and therefore I would not self identify as a Liberal.
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            Nowhere. I listened to people from different areas of the spectrum, but I was never satisfied with their ideologies. Half-truths infected with ideology and the inability to actually refute arguments of other ideologies has only made me realize one thing: the truth is neither black nor white, it's somewhere in the middle and nobody is willing to look for it not even those who consider themselves centralists.

            Therefor I'm busy creating my own ideology. It's not right, it's not left, it's not center, it just is. Everyone else can continue kindergarden fighting over their plebean problems. I'll keep looking for my enlightenment.
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            Very much a Liberal. I feel Republicans have become a greedy, selfish band of ignorant bigots. And I fail to see why they consider socialism a bad thing.
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