L2R

FAQ

What is left2right.org?

L2R is the crowdsourced politics search engine. It is the place to find all things from political, from the left to the right.

Who puts L2R together?

L2R is curated by insightful folks from across the political spectrum.

How does L2R work?

You might be a student working on a term paper, or a citizen who wants to get up to speed on a certain issue, or see what the other side is thinking. Citations lead directly to all sorts of good stuff on the web: articles, books, videos, datasets, data visualizations and infographics. Tags enable you to cross-reference like mad.

Can L2R help me find data visualizations?

Search the curated web through left2right.org. Our search results return data visualizations, infographics, datasets, and technical articles about dealing with political data.

Can L2R help me find infographics?

Search the curated web through left2right.org. Our search results return data visualizations, infographics, datasets, and technical articles about dealing with political data.

Where does L2R find its citations?

L2R curators are smart people with a keen interest in essential knowledge and valuable minutiae. A curator focuses on a narrow topic and digs deep, bringing to the surface all the things you might want to know, even some stuff you might want to forget. L2R is quality over quantity.

Where does L2R find its data?

There is (are) data everywhere. Lots of it can’t be seen (i.e., can’t be seen easily except as endless reams of spreadsheets). L2R makes a deep dive into the repositories. The usual spiders just skim the surface.

Who uses L2R?

You do, obviously. But so do other people, professional or otherwise; media entities such as newspapers, magazines, blogs; corporations and small businesses; foundations, universities, nonprofits; groups and clubs . . . Why? Because good info can be hard to find. We have found it.

Can I be a L2R curator?

Yes! Learn more here.

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