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adjective as in left

adjective as in left-wing

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Delegate Lee Carter, a Democratic socialist, told his colleagues that they had been manipulated.

Harrison doesn’t have many connections to those figures, but that likely won’t stop Republicans from suggesting that he is a socialist and favors very liberal policies.

The 35-year-old south Londoner, who is of Ghanaian origin and describes herself as a socialist and feminist, represents Streatham, the neighborhood where she grew up, for the UK’s Labour Party.

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It also calls to mind the heyday of the former Soviet Union, the mother of all socialist models.

They hired a consultant from an Atlanta supermarket firm to come over and teach them how to build their own chain of socialist supermarkets.

“He is ‘an independent socialist,’” said one organizer supportive of Warren.

Trierweiler claims that Hollande, a socialist, showed contempt for the poor, supposedly calling them “the toothless.”

But Clintonistas do not largely see the self-described Democratic Socialist as a credible threat.

Venezuela is known for both its socialist economic policies and its beauty queens.

Reformers understood that constructive societal evolution was the antidote to socialist revolution.

It was a difficulty foreseen long ago in Socialist discussions, but never completely met by the thorough-paced Communist.

All must work for the state; only in a socialist commonwealth can social justice be found.

The socialist reads such criticism as the above with impatient approval.

We may apply to it with advantage the spectacles of social reform, but what the socialist offers us is total blindness.

The collectivist state advocated by the socialist of to-day has scarcely anything in common with the communism of the middle ages.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to socialist, such as: leftist, liberal, latitudinarian, progressive, reformist, and advanced.

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