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'''Liberal Party''' is the name of some [[political parties]] in a number of countries:
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<big>"'''Liberal Party'''" is the name of some like-named [[political parties]] in a number of countries:</big>
  
'''[[Liberal Party of Australia]]''' a pro-business conservative party in that country
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* The '''[[British Liberal Party]]''' was powerful from the 1860s to 1920, then declined.  It evolved from the Whig Party. Most members merged with Social Democratic Party (SDP) to form the [[Liberal Democrats]] in 1988.
  
'''[[Liberal Part of Canada]]''' is a centre left, pro-busness party in that country.
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of Australia]]''', founded in 1944. There was also an earlier Liberal Party (Australia) during the second decade of the [[20th century]].
There are also parties affliated with the Canadian federal liberal party in addition to autonomous parties active in the politics of the provinces of Canada.
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'''[[Liberal Party]]''' a pro-business party in [[Hong Kong]]
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of Bulgaria]]''', founded in 1897.
  
[[Liberal Party]] This party evolved from the Whig Party in the [[United Kingdom]]. The majority of members went on to merge with the [[Social Democratic Party (SDP)]] to form the [[Liberal Democrats]] in 1988. A minority of members maintained the Liberal Party name and formed a new party because they felt that the Liberal Democrats had lost the ideals of the original party.
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of Canada]]''' is a [[leftist]] political party.
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of Honduras]]''', founded in 1891.
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of East Timor]]''', founded in 2001.
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of Philippines]]''', founded in 1946.
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* The '''[[Liberal Party of Switzerland]]''', founded in 1913.
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* '''The [[Democratic Party]] in the [[United States]] is now often referred to as "The Liberal Party".'''
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Worldwide, although some "liberal" parties claim to be "pro-business" or "pro-small business" they invariably adopt policies that are anti-corporation, anti-large business and increase corporate taxation to provide more social welfare "benefits", typical of [[liberals]] in the U.S.
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[[Category:Political Parties]]
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[[Category:Liberalism]]
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[[Category:Liberals]]

Latest revision as of 21:57, 8 April 2017

"Liberal Party" is the name of some like-named political parties in a number of countries:

  • The British Liberal Party was powerful from the 1860s to 1920, then declined. It evolved from the Whig Party. Most members merged with Social Democratic Party (SDP) to form the Liberal Democrats in 1988.

Worldwide, although some "liberal" parties claim to be "pro-business" or "pro-small business" they invariably adopt policies that are anti-corporation, anti-large business and increase corporate taxation to provide more social welfare "benefits", typical of liberals in the U.S.