A different take on the left-right paradigm

I created this ‘political triangle’ based on a version I saw in Leon and Frances Louw’s book, South Africa: The Solution. I believe it quite accurately shows where libertarianism, classical liberalism and anarchy lies relative to the traditional left-right paradigm, and is superior to the circular, squar or linear version of the political compass.

Where do you stand?

Triangular political compass

 

Martin van Staden

Martin is the Editor in Chief of the Rational Standard and BeingLibertarian.com. He has a law degree from the University of Pretoria. His articles represent his own views and beliefs, and not that of any of the organizations he is involved with.

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