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Is a socialist right wing

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The majority of Socialist are liberal and in the left-wing of politics. The vast majority of Socialist are in Democratic tent. Historically, Socialists have been considered the "left". This generalization does not necesarily fit, but many socialists were democratic socialists, not what is considered the extreme Marxists (also known as Communists) so they favored liberal ideals of universal suffrage, free speech, and other civil liberties. This can fit much better than the traditional "right" that consists of conservatives favoring a monarchy or authorocratic rule (the most famous of these being the German Nazis and Italian Fascists) in some cases. Both the Nazis and Fascists opposed the Socialists, as seen in the Spanish Civil War (They generally supported Franco. The Socialists, along with the democratic countries supported the official elected government.)

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