Left and Right Differences
Do you know the differences?
The Inconvenient Truth About the Republican Party
When you think of the Republican Party, what comes to mind? If you're like many Americans, you may associate the GOP with racism, sexism, and general inequality. It's a commonly pushed narrative by left-leaning media and academia, but as former Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science Carol Swain explains, the Republican Party was actually responsible for nearly every advancement for minorities and women in U.S. history—and remains the champion of equality to this day.
How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1
How big should the government be? And what is its proper role in the daily lives of Americans? The Left and Right have opposite answers.
Does it Feel Good or Does it Do Good? Left vs. Right #2
When setting public policy, what's more important: intentions or results? Feeling good or doing good? When it comes to being guided by the heart or by the mind, the Left and Right are very different.
How Do You Judge America? Lefts vs. Right #3
Is the United States an exceptional country that has played a uniquely good role in history? Or is it a typical country, perhaps even a uniquely bad one considering the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow? On this, the Left and Right do not agree.
How Do You Deal With Painful Truths? Left vs. Right #4
The Left and Right perceive the world differently. One side sees it as it exists, accepts fundamental truths and facts--even if they are painful--and then adopts a worldview. The other side adopts a vision, and then views the world through that prism. Which side sees the world as reality? And which as it imagines?
How Dow We Make Society Better? Left vs. Right #5
How do you want to improve America? By focusing on improving and refining yourself? Or by transforming society? The answer to that question will reveal whether you're on the Left or the Right.