Political Ideology: Crash Course Government and Politics #35

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So today Craig is going to look at political ideology in America. We're going to focus on liberals and conservatives and talk about the influencers of both of these viewpoints. Now, it's important to remember that political ideologies don't always perfectly correspond with political parties, and this correspondence becomes less and less likely over time. So, sure we can say that Democrats tend to be liberal and Republicans tend to be conservative, but we're not going to be talking about political parties in this episode. It's also important to note, that there are going to be a lot of generalizations here, as most peoples' ideologies fall on a spectrum, but we're going to try our best *crosses fingers* to summarize the most commonly held viewpoints for each of these positions as they are used pretty frequently in discussions of American politics.

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Bruh are we really here arguing politics when this guys has clearly discovered cloning

Author — John Martin


"Jewish people are amongst the most liberal americans"
Ben Shapiro: hold my beer...

Author — Lz Killer7


Warning: IF you scroll down, your brain cells will decrease very fast, and you will burst into flames, since the comment section is a literal flamewar.

Author — Estonian Mapping


This was so great! Loved the humor haha

Author — Radu Antoniu


How is it when I see this video I think "Hey both sides have valid points and values"
Then I watch a debate and lose brain cells.

Author — Project Leaf


I know no one cares, but I just want to say that when I have kids, I don't want them to adopt their political ideology based on mine, regardless of it's for or against mine. I want my kids and my grandkids to arrive at their own conclusions. And I also want to create a family atmosphere, where we can talk about our political views regardless if they clash or not.

Author — Eddie


5%: "this video was unbiased"
5%: "let's just get along ok"
90%: "this comment section is a damn WAR!"

Author — Aimz Beats


In conclusion, politics and people confuse me.

Author — Mugly Mae


thank you for calling it "american liberalism"

Author — DakuHonoo


I'm really in the middle I guess..i hope we get rid of this two party system soon.

Author — jac lyn


Liberals: Equality
Conservatives: Liberty
Me: Why not both

Author — No One


coming from a conservative, this was very well made and educationally factual, unbiased video. Glad my school still teaches this to me. ^_^

Author — Sonally Our Lord and Savior


this is really good to explain both sides of the spectrum



That was perfect in describing what LIBERAL & CONSERVATIVE mean. I am personally a Conservative/libertarian former U.S. Marine. It seems 90% of all media has a hardcore liberal bias. You were really fair and balanced. Thank you. I just subscribed to CRASH COURSE and will tell all my friends to subscribe to you.

Author — David Young


This video is very biased

Toward craigist



Me, watching this.
So what's the answer?
I know a lot of student's watching this to answer their module.

Author — Shaina Joyce Aquino


The eagle punching really does it for me. Forever a Craigist \o/ <---cheering stickman

Author — Snoogins


With all due respect to all parties, I’m only curious but why is protecting the environment and taking care of people even if it mean sacrificing some of our money to taxes? If i can be of service to others, I’d be more than happy to pay more taxes.

Author — Annalise Shaw


I am _Craigslist_ thank you very much.

Author — Aus Reddit


This was brilliantly unbiased. I love how he explained both sides from a biased point of view to kinda cancel out bias for either side. Amazing.

Author — Nathaniel Greene