After 2016, Does Left and Right Mean Anything Anymore?

2016: It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.

Depending where you fall on the political spectrum. And it would be easy to describe this purely in terms of the left/right dichotomy. But the political events of 2016 have actually showed just how uninformative the terms “left” and “right” even are.

They obscure the true nature of certain political positions and can, in fact, be deeply misleading, hiding genuine differences as well as convergence between people on the so-called “same side” or even opposing sides. Read More…