Basics of Leftist Ideology

December 21, 2015

The leftist ideology believes that all existing social and state structures in an elitist or capitalist society are exploitative by nature and this exploitation can be ended only through a revolutionary change through violent means. The ideological basis for violent movements was first provided by Marx and...

Difference Between Left Wing and Right Wing

December 21, 2015

Left-wing refers to an outlook supporting social equality and opposing social hierarchy.  The terms left and right have their roots back to the French Revolution and refer to the seating arrangements in the Estates General of France. The members of the 1791 Legislative Assembly had split into...