Politics for Dummies: Left & Right Political Parties, Democrat, Republican, Communism, Capitalism

One of the hardest things for people to understand is the complex make-up of today’s political parties.  Today’s Two Party system is made up of two opposing view points, on the surface, but those view points are subdivided into different ideologies, political structures and party platforms, just to name a few.

The following video is a good overview of the basic make up of today’s party system and some of the issues that define the parties.  It also discusses the various political ideology that spans the “Political Spectrum” and gives a general blue print of where the two parties resided in regards to a few basic issues.