Leftism Is Not Liberalism

What is the difference between a leftist and a liberal?

Answering this question is vital to understanding the crisis facing America and the West today. Yet few seem able to do it. I offer the following as a guide.

Here’s the first thing to know: The two have almost nothing in common.

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  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    Communists were once described as ‘liberals in a hurry’.
    They are both authoritarian in nature.

    • Alain

      I think also one could rightly say that communists are liberals on steroids.

  • tom_billesley

    The UK left:
    ‘Elections aren’t working for us – we want to bring this Government down’: Corbyn’s deputy John McDonnell is caught on video [in 2013] vowing to seize power from the Tories through ‘insurrection’
    Now Labour’s Shadow Chancellor has spent the past three months at rallies and on picket lines inciting union members to ‘drive the Tories from office’.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4874194/Corbyn-s-deputy-John-McDonnell-wants-violent-uprising.html

  • simus1

    Infantile Logic Practitioners, Stages 1 and 2.
    SJWs: Darwin would have been fascinated by this species.