Stereotypes of Political Left and Right

Social scientists and politicians often talk about left and right. Here’s a very nice summary graphic on what left and right tend to stand for over at Information is Beautiful (by David McCandless and Stefanie Posavec). No, this isn’t new, but it deserves to be shared from time to time; after all the meaning of left and right doesn’t change that often either… and bear in mind that these are stereotypical associations.