People on the centre left of politics strive for a society of equality and stress the importance of the community over the individual.
Libertarianism is not a feature of the Democratic Party; in fact, the Republican Party's ideology is more libertarian in nature, advocating smaller government and less regulation.
The 2016 Presidential election had far greater consequences for the United States and the World than prior cycles going back decades. Politics is changing, parties are re-aligning and a new reality is settling in. 2020 may well cement the great shift in American politics for at least a generation.
Democrats enjoy complaining that they are being insulted when Republicans and other opponents employ the term "Democrat" in place of "Democratic" while referring to that party, its officials, or its policies. The distinction is trivial, influenced primarily by dialect more than a desire to insult.
I pity the poor Republicans. Judging by the effects of the Reagan, Bush, and Nixon administrations, I think the Republicans will fail once again under Trump.
Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
Libertarians are individualistic by nature and political parties are collectivistic by nature. Trying to shoehorn individuals into a collective will always fail.
If evolution has sped up to the extent that it has affected our racial, sexual and gender issues does that mean the libertarian philosophy will evolve faster too?
A thought project for libertarians and everyone else: Answer your own questions—how would YOU solve society’s problems without coercion, intimidation or fraud?
Busting the myth of the "wasted" third party vote and exploring why a third party vote may be the best solution to the two party duopoly.
After reading this article, you will understand that it was not just one event or one group of people that created the forces for the GOP takeover of government, but it was a long line of individuals who were able to create the proper conditions for takeover.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
Philosophically, ideologically, politically collectivists hone in on the universality of human nature while libertarians focus on the individuality of human nature.
Republicans' failure to refute Democrats' false claim that the parties switched sides on race has allowed that big lie to become widely accepted. Republicans need to counter this falsehood to reclaim for their party its history in fighting slavery and racism.