Why far right and far left politics begin to look like each other


The horseshoe theory in political science asserts that rather than the far left and the far right being at opposite and opposing ends of a linear political continuum, they in fact closely resemble one another, much like the ends of a horseshoe. The theory is attributed to French writer Jean-Pierre Faye.

h/t Andrew Wilson

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August 2, 2016 · culture · politics · horseshoe theory

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