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'''Social Liberal Party''' is a [[Brazil]]ian political party ideologically connected to the [[libertarian]] and objectivist [[right]]. It was founded with moderately [[liberal]] ideas, who argued that the [[federal government]] should spend on [[healthcare]], [[education]], [[security]], [[energy]] and other basic industries, but that would total space for other sectors would be dominated by the private sector.
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'''Social Liberal Party''' is a [[conservative]] [[Brazil]]ian political party led by [[Jair Bolsonaro]], despite what its name suggests. The party has changed its political ideology several times since its creation. ideologically connected to the [[libertarian]] and objectivist [[right]]. It was founded with moderately [[liberal]] ideas, who argued that the [[federal government]] should spend on [[healthcare]], [[education]], [[security]], [[energy]] and other basic industries, but that would total space for other sectors would be dominated by the private sector.
  
 
However, since 2015, taking advantage of the fact of the party being small and insignificant, the [[libertarian]] internal tendency ''LIVRES'' (in English: ''FREE'') decided to make an ideological reformulation in the party, leading the party to a more [[right-wing]] [[liberalism]], keeping the moderate social ideas, but turning the party [[fiscal conservatism|fiscally conservative]] and advocate of [[limited government]].<ref>[http://rodrigoconstantino.com/artigos/psl-se-renova-e-foca-mais-no-liberal-da-sigla-ou-its-happening/ PSL is renewed and more focused on the "Liberal" of Acronym]</ref>
 
However, since 2015, taking advantage of the fact of the party being small and insignificant, the [[libertarian]] internal tendency ''LIVRES'' (in English: ''FREE'') decided to make an ideological reformulation in the party, leading the party to a more [[right-wing]] [[liberalism]], keeping the moderate social ideas, but turning the party [[fiscal conservatism|fiscally conservative]] and advocate of [[limited government]].<ref>[http://rodrigoconstantino.com/artigos/psl-se-renova-e-foca-mais-no-liberal-da-sigla-ou-its-happening/ PSL is renewed and more focused on the "Liberal" of Acronym]</ref>
  
The party doesn't qualify as a [[right-wing]] party, as it believes that the term "[[right-wing]]" is closely associated to [[social conservatism|social conservative]]s, which the party opposes. However, recognizes [[economic freedom]] as a right-wing issue and says that in the eyes of a [[socialist]] or [[liberal]], they're on the [[right]]. In the eyes of a [[conservative]], they're on the [[left]]. Despite the ideological makeover, they continue defining themselves as "[[liberal|liberal socials]]", and say they advocate a [[libertarianism]] that focuses on society, not the individual, differing from traditional libertarian currents. And as the [[New Party (Brazil)|New Party]], they also supports the permanence of certain social programs created by the ultra-left governments of [[Party of Brazilian Social Democracy|PSDB]] and [[Worker's Party (Brazil)|PT]]. Like the [[American]] [[Libertarian Party]], PSL qualify themselves as [[fiscal conservatism|fiscally conservative]] and socially liberal.
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The party shifted further to the right, especially on social issues, when Jair Bolsonaro took control over it.
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The party is a [[right-wing]] party, as it takes conservative positions on both economic and social issues. Previously, it took social liberal positions, but it has since shifted.
  
 
According to its official website, the party supports the [[American]] model of [[federalism]].<ref>[http://www.psl.org.br/ Our issues]</ref>
 
According to its official website, the party supports the [[American]] model of [[federalism]].<ref>[http://www.psl.org.br/ Our issues]</ref>
  
 
== References ==
 
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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Revision as of 13:47, 9 October 2018

Social Liberal Party
Party leader Luciano Caldas Bivar
Parliamentary leader
Founded October 30, 1994
Headquarters
Political ideology Libertarianism
Fiscal conservatism
Liberalism (former)
Political position Fiscal: Free market
Social: Social conservatism
International affiliation
Color(s) purple and white
Website www.psl.org.br

Social Liberal Party is a conservative Brazilian political party led by Jair Bolsonaro, despite what its name suggests. The party has changed its political ideology several times since its creation. ideologically connected to the libertarian and objectivist right. It was founded with moderately liberal ideas, who argued that the federal government should spend on healthcare, education, security, energy and other basic industries, but that would total space for other sectors would be dominated by the private sector.

However, since 2015, taking advantage of the fact of the party being small and insignificant, the libertarian internal tendency LIVRES (in English: FREE) decided to make an ideological reformulation in the party, leading the party to a more right-wing liberalism, keeping the moderate social ideas, but turning the party fiscally conservative and advocate of limited government.[1]

The party shifted further to the right, especially on social issues, when Jair Bolsonaro took control over it.

The party is a right-wing party, as it takes conservative positions on both economic and social issues. Previously, it took social liberal positions, but it has since shifted.

According to its official website, the party supports the American model of federalism.[2]

References

See also