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leftwards

(ˈlɛftwədz) or

leftward

adv
towards or on the left
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For if they believe they can pick any candidate and win, there is little doubt that the Democratic caucus wants to move leftwards. Gone are the days of politically successful Democrats like Bill Clinton governing from the centre-left.
In the North East, Mr Driscoll's solid victory has shown that Labour's grass roots have moved far enough leftwards for Mr Forbes' excellent CV to be ignored.
"The old bridge will now only lead backwards, and the new bridge will only lead leftwards in the direction of Dubai offering smooth traffic flow from Nad Al Hamar to Dubai.
It is a rally cry for a class-based, radical shift of public policies back to the progressive Left, achieved by "jerking the Democratic Party sharply leftwards to focus on those issues that cost Hillary Clinton the 2016 election" (311).
Political commentator Gareth Hughes argues the time has come for Plaid to address independence headon and suggests this could help sharpen its identity at a time when Labour is moving leftwards.
The camera then slowly tracks leftwards into darkness only to show Braddock again, just a few seconds later, visibly poverty-stricken in a clearly different setting in 1933.
Early '70s British eco-catastrophes generally tended to trigger anti-socialist, selfsufficiency, or 'neo-tribalist' responses--in pressure groups like the PEOPLE Party (started in 1972, renamed the Ecology Party in 1975, and only later shifting leftwards as the Green Party); in the scientific responses to the ills of mass society seen for example in the wide-ranging BBC series Doomwatch (1970-2); in the middle-class survivalist movement; and in 'organicist' and largely right-wing eco-catastrophic pamphleteers and publishers, including, perhaps most influentially, Edward Goldsmith's Ecologist magazine (19702009).
Support for more cuts has dwindled from 35 per cent ten years ago to 29 per cent today Public opinion seems to be moving leftwards on social and economic issues at the same time.
The FSLN thereafter disintegrated somewhat, but Ortega remained influential and kept running in presidential elections, eventually staging a comeback in 2006, in a period when much of Latin America appeared to be leaning leftwards. Ortega was vaguely viewed as a part of the pink tide, but clambering back to the top had entailed compromises, not least with the church and big business.
The project considerably reduces the total waiting time at Casablanca Intersection and eases the tailbacks generated by the overlapping traffic between vehicles heading towards Casablanca junction and others coming from Terminal 1 heading leftwards to Casablanca Street, it added.-TradeArabia News Service
The project will considerably reduce the total waiting time at Casablanca Intersection, and ease the existing tailbacks generated by the overlapping traffic between vehicles heading towards Casablanca Intersection and others coming from Terminal 1 heading leftwards to Casablanca Street.
"Israel should be concerned about the fact that the Democratic Party has moved leftwards and is now adopting a lot of radical positions," he said.