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Socialism

Socialism is a political ideology that advocates for the collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods. It emphasizes the principle that wealth and income should be shared more equally among the people. Socialists argue that the distribution of wealth and power in a society should be controlled by the whole community rather than by individuals or private corporations.

The roots of socialism as a political ideology can be traced back to the French Revolution in the late 18th century, but it was not until the 19th century that it…  Read more

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How would creative expression evolve in a world less driven by commercial success?

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People would be more free to invest their time in doing things that they are passionate about and less afraid of failure if there is a robust social safety net and a high floor below which people do not fall.

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Would the ideal of 'success' change for you if money was distributed equally, and how?

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In a world where your worth isn't tied to your paycheck, how would you find purpose?

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How would you express your creativity if it didn't lead to financial benefits?

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Left

The "Left" political ideology is a broad term that encompasses a range of beliefs and values centered around the idea of promoting social equality, justice, and solidarity. It is often associated with advocating for government intervention in the economy to address issues of inequality and poverty, as well as supporting policies that protect workers' rights, provide social welfare programs, and ensure access to healthcare and education for all citizens.

The roots of the Left can be traced back to the Enlightenment era in Europe, where thinkers like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Karl…  Read more

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Democratic Socialism

Democratic Socialism is a political ideology that combines the principles of democracy with the ideals of socialism. It advocates for a democratic political system alongside a socialist economic system. This means that democratic socialists believe in political democracy, but they also believe that the economy should be socially owned and controlled by the people who work in it, rather than by a small group of wealthy individuals or corporations.

Democratic socialism is different from traditional socialism, which often involves an authoritarian government that controls the economy. Instead,…  Read more

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How do you envision the challenges of your dream job shifting in a context where profit isn't the driving factor?

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How would you feel about trading some of your potential future earnings to make sure no one lives in poverty?

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How would your daily decisions be influenced if a societal safety net existed for everyone?

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A lot to the point where my anxiety would overwhelm and overtake the day to day tasks.

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Would you embrace a lifestyle change if it meant every person had access to healthy food and a clean environment?

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Social Democracy

Social Democracy is a political ideology that advocates for a balance between a capitalist or market economy and strong governmental intervention to promote social justice. It is rooted in the belief that social and economic inequalities should be minimized through progressive taxation, income redistribution, or even welfare state measures. The ideology also supports a robust public sector, including public education, healthcare, and child care, as well as other services aimed at minimizing poverty and homelessness.

The origins of Social Democracy can be traced back to the 19th century, during…  Read more

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If everyone had their basic needs met, how do you think that would affect our society's overall happiness?

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How are your personal aspirations influenced by the societal values of support and empowerment over competition?

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In what ways could a society that ensures a decent living standard for all influence the collective mental health?

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How connected do you feel to the concept of social welfare contributing to overall national prosperity?

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Centre-Right

Centre-right political ideology is a term used to describe individuals, political parties, or policies that incorporate elements of both conservative and liberal philosophies. This ideology is often characterized by a belief in a market-based economy where government intervention is limited, combined with a moderate stance on social issues. Centre-right individuals or parties typically advocate for fiscal conservatism, personal freedom, and a balanced approach to social reform.

The history of the centre-right ideology is complex and varies across different countries and regions. However, it…  Read more

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How would you adjust a school rule or policy to better reflect principles of autonomy and accountability?

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How might the role of charity and volunteer work change in a society that emphasizes self-reliance?

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How do you think encouraging personal responsibility over dependency might change your community?

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How can teen entrepreneurs be supported in a system that leans toward limited government intervention?

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Democracy

Democracy is a political ideology that is based on the principle of equality and freedom. It is a system of government where the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a governing body, such as a parliament. Democracy is often associated with the rule of law, protection of human rights, and the active participation of the people in the political process.

The term "democracy" comes from the Greek words "demos" (people) and "kratos" (rule), which translates to "rule by the people". The concept of democracy…  Read more

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How would you personally define freedom within the context of a democracy, and why do you believe your definition is important?

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Freedom of choice, to try and make the best of your own individual situation, regardless of social setting

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How would you redesign the electoral system to better reflect the diversity of today's society?

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What if voting also included community service requirements; would this strengthen or weaken democracy?

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If you could instantly change one thing about your government's priorities, what would it be and why?

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Left-Wing

Left-wing political ideology is a broad spectrum of political philosophies that prioritize social equality and aim to diminish the impact of social hierarchies. It is often associated with ideas of social justice, labor rights, welfare state, and civil liberties. Left-wing politics typically involve a concern for those in society whom its adherents perceive as disadvantaged relative to others, and a belief that there are unjustified inequalities that need to be reduced or abolished.

The term "left-wing" has its origins in the French Revolution of the 18th century, when liberal deputi…  Read more

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In discussions about poverty, what kinds of experiences or perspectives do you think are often overlooked?

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How do you feel when you interact with people who have vastly different economic backgrounds from your own?

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What's one way that your community can reduce its carbon footprint without awaiting government action?

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How can we ensure future technologies are used to further social progress rather than widen inequality?

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Liberalism

Liberalism is a political ideology that emphasizes individual rights, equality, and the protection of civil liberties. It is rooted in the principles of democracy, free market economics, and the rule of law. The term "liberalism" comes from the Latin word "liber," meaning "free," and it is fundamentally concerned with the concept of freedom and the rights of the individual.

The origins of liberalism can be traced back to the Age of Enlightenment in the 17th and 18th centuries, a period of intellectual and philosophical development that emphasized reason, analysis,…  Read more

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How might youth today redefine the concept of freedom for future generations?

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How can individuals contribute to a progressive society that champions social justice?

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What responsibilities come with having the right to free speech, in your opinion?

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Have you felt a personal impact from a change in laws or social policies directed toward increased equality?

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Centre-Left

Centre-left political ideology is a term used to describe a spectrum of political beliefs that lean towards the left-wing on the political scale but are closer to the centre than to the far left. This ideology is often associated with social equality, social justice, and a mixed economy, combining private enterprise with government intervention to promote social welfare. It is also typically associated with progressive social policies, including support for human rights, environmentalism, and multiculturalism.

The history of centre-left ideology can be traced back to the late 19th and early…  Read more

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Can you think of a time when government intervention made a positive impact in your life or the lives of those around you?

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Can you recall a time when you had to choose between doing what's profitable and doing what's right?

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What's one environmental issue you feel passionate about, and how could your community better address it?

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How has a library or other public space played a meaningful role in your education or personal growth?