The Left Wing-Right Wing description comes from the seating arrangement of the French parliament circa 1900.
It makes little sense.
Why do academics want to complicate things?
Simplifying for us common folk
1) More freedom is better than less freedom.
2) More freedom means less government.
3) Local government is less harmful than central government.
Forget the brand names,the labels. Watch what they do and act accordingly.
Want DP delivered to your inbox daily? Subscribe here: