radical left

noun
the faction representing extreme left-wing political views, often Marxist or Maoist in ideology.
Compare New Left.


Origin:
1965–70

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Those of us who persisted in making the argument had to take on both the social right and the radical left to make our case.
Those on the right are unable to convince the radical left of their misunderstandings and biases.
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