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An ideology that has a preference for self-government in personal matters and central decision-making on economics. They want government to serve the disadvantaged in the name of fairness. Leftists tolerate social diversity, but work for economic equality.
Publicly funded education, progressive income taxes, and women's voting rights all orgiginated from the ideas of liberalism.
by Les Moore January 29, 2004

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