Political spectrum
A political spectrum is a system of classifying different political positions upon one or more geometric axes that symbolize independent political dimensions.Most long-standing spectra include a right...
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2016 Political Quiz
Answer the following questions to see which political party you side on most issues with.
Liberal emotion vs. Conservative logic
It takes a lot more integrity, character, and courage to be a conservative than it does to be a liberal. That's because at its most basic level, liberalism is nothing more than childlike emotionalism ...
American Woman Held In Abu Dhabi For Refusing To Talk To Men At Airport
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A US woman has appeared in court for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates in public while waiting for a taxi at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
American Tourist Killed In 1 Of 3 Terror Attacks In Israel During Biden Visit
Israeli authorities responded Tuesday to three terror attacks occurring minutes of each other that badly injured three Israelis, two of whom were in serious condition.
Nuclear Smuggling Deals 'Thwarted' In Moldova
Moldovan police and the FBI are reported to have stopped four attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East. The most recent case was in February when undercover agen...
Prophet And Profit
In her memoir Come Tell Me How You Live, Agatha Christie – wife of the British archaeologist Max Mallowan – describes the happy life of the expedition digging at Chagar Bazaar in the Jezirah region of...
Suicide Bombing At Saudi Arabia Mosque Kills More Than A Dozen
More than a dozen killed in suicide bombing attack at mosque inside police compound; Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claims responsibility. An allegedly new Islamic State of Iraq and Syria(ISIS) affil...
Chattanooga Shooter An Aimless Young Man Who Smoked Dope And Shot Guns
Abdulazeez called himself the “Arabian redneck” and, until recently, didn’t appear to be devout. A few months before he killed five U.S. service members in a shooting rampage here, the 24-year-old gu...
Legion Of Foreign Fighters Battles For Islamic State
April, instead of coming home from school, two teenagers left their valley high in the Caucasus, and went off to war. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a 20-year-old stole her friend’s passport to make the s...
US-Bangladesh blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death
A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.
Australia to toughen citizenship laws to combat terrorism
Australia is to toughen citizenship laws and tackle those inciting hatred under new measures targeting domestic extremists, PM Tony Abbott says.
Dutch Muslim Mayor: I can say things my colleagues can't
The Moroccan-born Muslim mayor of Rotterdam, the Netherlands says that Europe has no place for extremists who are not willing to live within its norms.
Nolan chart
In 1999, American politician David Nolan was named one of the "2,000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century" by the Cambridgeshire, England-based International Biographical Centre (IBC), and he...
Political compass
The political compass is a multi-axis political model, used by the website of the same name, to label or organize political thought on two dimensions. In its selection and representation of these two ...
Pournelle chart
The Pournelle chart, developed by Jerry Pournelle (in his 1963 political science Ph.D. dissertation), is a two-dimensional coordinate system which can be used to distinguish political ideologies. It i...
Pournelle chart - Wikipedia
Third Position
The Third Position or Third Alternative is an ultranationalist political position that emphasizes its opposition to Marxism and capitalism. Advocates of Third Position politics typically present them...
Centrism
In politics, centrism or the centre is a political outlook or specific position that involves acceptance or support of a balance of a degree of social equality and a degree of social hierarchy or soci...
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Left-wing politics
Left-wing politics are political positions or activities that accept or support social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy and social inequality. They typically involv...
Right-wing politics
Right-wing politics are political positions or activities that view some forms of social hierarchy or social inequality as either inevitable, natural, normal, or desirable, typically justifying this p...
Christian right
Christian right or religious right is a term used in the United States to describe right-wing Christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative polic...
Christian right - Wikipedia
2016 Political Quiz
Answer the following questions to see which political party you side on most issues with.
American Woman Held In Abu Dhabi For Refusing To Talk To Men At Airport
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A US woman has appeared in court for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates in public while waiting for a taxi at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Centre-right
Centre-right politics, also referred to as moderate-right politics, are politics thatlean to the right of the left-right political spectrum, but are closer to the centre than other right-wing variants...
International Women's Democrat Union
The International Women's Democrat Union, abbreviated to IWDU, is the women's wing of the International Democrat Union, the political international for centre-right political parties.
International Women's Democrat Union - Wikipedia
Post-left anarchy
Post-left anarchy is a recent current in anarchist thought that promotes a critique of anarchism's relationship to traditional leftism. Some post-leftists seek to escape the confines of ideology in ge...
Post-left anarchy - Wikipedia
Far-left politics
Far-left politics or extreme-left politics are left-wing politics that are further to the left than mainstream centre-left politics. The far left seeks equality of outcome and the dismantlement of all...