This is a fairly good question. To be quite honest, I have come to the conclusion that it is rather pointless to cast oneself into these political spectrums, I don’t think it’s very useful. I think you end up trying to fit on this spectrum and you end up adapting your opinions what the spectrum thinks.
I’ve definitely became more liberal - in the non-economical sense of the word - lately. I’ve become more aware of my social surrondings and understanding towards certain situations and groups - which I was not so much before, mainly for lack of thinking. I am not anti-capitalist - or rather, I’m not opposed to the idea of profit and business and personal or joint entreprises, I’m not opposed to the idea of private property- but I am also very aware that the system we have today is extremely damaging and a change is needed, towards a certain kind of socialism that allows both private investement but also wellfare, especially in the fields of health, education, employment etc - and of course, a state that does not let the markets do everything they wish for the benefit of few. It is my view that the final goal of a state, any state, should be the well being and freedom of their citizens.
On the other hand, I am inclined to believe in the superiority of societies and political systems that respect basic human rights. I have also diverging views on immigration. On one hand, I think it is important to adapt when you come to a foreign country, especially to adapt to its political and core societal reality. Only through adaptation can real multicultaralism arise because if there is no adaptation then you’re just creating groups of outsiders. Unless, someone is coming to another country in an expcetional situation like political or religious exile, I think that the main effort should always come from the person who arrives. The state should help but the effort from the newcomers is vital especially when it comes to the most basic things, like learning the language. On the other hand, it is vital that the rights (Freedom, privacy, dignity etc) of the immigrants are not violated because of that need. I also think that people who are concerned with the impact of immigration in European Societies (I’m not talking about the US that’s a different hole that I won’t get into) have a right to be concerned and I am quite frankly a bit tired of hearing people dismissing these concerns. Instead of fighting the prejudices that can and do arise from these concerns, the reaction of some intelligensia - and not so intelligensia too - is to just mock them, instead of fighting them with rational arguments. So when we all attack the Le Pens and the Farages of this world, we must realise that these people appeared as a direct consequence of the inability of main political parties to deal with an economical crisis that was provoked by a system they endorse. They appeared because of that and they prospered because while everyone who had a brain was too busy mocking and dismissing them, no one was actually trying to fight their arguments with rational arguments.
I also believe that Education and Culture are vital for a good understanding of the world and for the improvement of Society. From Maths to Philosophy, from Biology to Literature, from Physics to Sculpture everything that feeds critical thinking and elevation of spirit can only benefit society and must in fact be, one of the pillars and priorities of any democratic State or confederation.
So to be quite honest, I am not sure what you would call me. I like to think that I stand with an ethical and philosophical field, namely, Humanism (I would say Secular Humanism, but I can’t ignore the contribute and the importance of Christianity to Humanism itself) and not so much with a political spectrum.