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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

May 1, 2020

Why do we call it Left and Right in politics? Where did the Left and Right wings originate from? Is it true that young people are generally more Left leaning? Where did the mascots of the Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey come from?

... We explain like i'm five!


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