leftism leftism  /ˈlɛf ˌtɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the ideology of the political left; belief in or support of the tenets of the political left

Usage(s):

  1. Leftism is not a religion in the strict sense because leftist doctrine does not postulate the existence of any supernatural being.
  2. Call it corporate leftism: businesses are adopting policies considered wildly liberal in the political arena.
  3. At the vanguard of this new leftism are two Presidents following two different paths EM and the coming year may well decide which route the region follows.

News

  • Among China’s students, some hope for a return to Mao-era policies

    On the campus of Beijing Normal University, professors say they?ve noticed a trend that worries them: students embracing radical leftism. They advocate a return to the socialist state that Communist… Click to Continue »
    on August 7, 2013     Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

Quotes

  1. "I was a strong socialist. By the end of 1970 I got to the conclusion that leftism is just bogus. Socialism in India is meaningless. Creation of jobs requires entrepreneurship," the soft-spoken Murthy said.
    on Jul 29, 2006 By: NR Narayana Murthy Source: Lanka Business Online

  2. Linder said Chambliss should be elected to the Senate to "stand against an avalanche of leftism."
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: John Linder Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  3. Indeed, as Rubin says, "the Syrian regime is no longer a secular government fighting Islamism but rather the main Arab state promoting it. The dictatorship shed its leftism in the 1970s and its secularism under Bashar."
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Barry Rubin Source: Global Politician

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