left-of-centre love


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  • adj. Having opinions that are moderately more socialist than conservative.


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  • The Islamist Ennahda Party won the most seats and partnered with the liberal Congress for the Republic and the left-of-centre Ettakatol Party to form a ruling coalition and divide up the top posts between them.

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  • Detecting a certain ennui sweeping across Belfast's healthy but slightly stale, generic dance music-dominated gay scene just over a year ago, Niamh Rowan, Mairead Hughes and Stephen Dorothy launched Eclektric, offering a fusion of left-of-centre electronica, indie and pop with an equally quirky dose of live-mixed visuals.

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  • Sometimes it seems like half the exciting, left-of-centre acts to visit the city are first encountered via their enthusiastic efforts.

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  • In "Plan B: A Good Economy for a Good Society", published by Compass, a left-of-centre pressure group, the extent of Plan A's cuts is described as "an act of economic sadomasochism".

    The economy: we need Plan B and we need it now | Observer editorial

  • But she will acknowledge that the party's left-of-centre economic and social agenda is not universally popular: We've continued to say things the others won't, and call for policies that put people off.

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  • But the decades-old dominance of British political journalism by rightwing newspapers, with their rigid assumptions about how little left-of-centre thinking the British electorate and economy will tolerate, has shortened the shelf lives of Labour leaders in particular.

    Ed Miliband: Keep calm and carry on?

  • Aileen Colleran, one of the most influential Labour councillors in Glasgow, was dismayed by the timbre of the Labour campaign: We came across as tribal, and with an obsessive hatred of the SNP, when they are a democratic, left-of-centre party like ourselves.

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  • Essentially, then, the fight is between two left-of-centre parties which share the same vision about fighting poverty and maintaining public services as best they can.

    The SNP mustn't waste time on separatism | Kevin McKenna

  • Mieville routinely brings his left-of-centre political views into his writing.

    February 2009

  • Radical plans to make the NHS bear its share of the looming spending cuts were outlined by a leading left-of-centre thinktank today in an attempt to find a way of sparing the rest of Whitehall's departments from savage austerity.

    Don't spare the NHS from cuts, says leftwing thinktank


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