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left·ism

also Left·ism  (lĕf′tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The ideology of the political left.
2. Belief in or support of the tenets of the political left.

left′ist adj. & n.

leftism

a radical or liberal position or doctrine, especially in politics. — leftist, n., adj.
See also: Politics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leftism - the ideology of the political left; belief in or support of the tenets of the political left
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations

leftism

[ˈleftɪzəm] Nizquierdismo m

leftism

[ˈlɛftɪzəm] ngauchisme m
References in classic literature ?
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WWW's campaign debuted with a lengthy protest petition bearing the names of scores of celebrities and activists, including notorious Hollywood leftists like EdAsner, Mike Farrell, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, and Dennis Weaver; PeterYarrow of "Peter, Paul and Mary" infamy; feminist agitator Gloria Steinem; and Marxist historian Howard Zinn.
But NPR has shifted decidedly to the right since then; the conservative pundits are still there, but the leftists are gone.
The news media repeatedly portray Berlet (and the small tribe of his hard left "anti-right expert" kin) as disinterested academic experts, even though radical leftists like Berlet and his fellow "experts" spend their lives actively fighting against the American right.
The very notion of common ground--and of a single, seamless entity called "the Left"--came to seem suspect as blacks became increasingly aware of the racism of white leftists, women grew impatient with the sexism of male leftists, and gays and lesbians confronted the homophobia of straight leftists.
Rightists pursued defunding the ACA and leftists then delayed some funding.
At the height of the Cold War, many leftists opposed Nato.
Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria (Joma) Sison on Friday called on the remaining leftists in the Duterte administration not to step down from their posts despite the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejection of Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo.
Two opinion polls published on Wednesday differed ahead of Sunday's national election, with one giving leftists a four percentage point lead over conservatives and the other putting the conservatives marginally ahead.
not just the leftists, but other students too," she said.
In other words: some leftists have been antisemitic, others have not.
There were four major directions inside the movement, three of which were already established: liberals, national Nasserites, and leftists.