I agree absolutely, Jean. I think that is a big part of what makes me feel like these two scales are not accurate for me.
I just took a look at this chart below, and I was quite surprised to see so many in the upper right box (including folks like Yang). It seems I know even less than I thought about these political scales. I do believe that the red and blue team's views and strategies are actually about 95% the same, if one actually considers all of the things they agree on without debating, and how similar many of their strategies end up being in action, even on some things they supposedly disagree on (like starting bullshit wars)... so I do think that on a political classification system - if it were to be anything close to complete, those two groups should actually be really close together.... but considering the questions used in the test, I didn't think they'd be so close on this scale
I also learned that perhaps I should be interested in Howie Hawkins, though I have never heard of him until today. I'm listening to him talk now and agree with what he's saying, but what I've heard him talk about so far had been Green reform and so far it seems to be centered around technology solutions of greatly increasing/adjusting manufacturing in order to shift to clean energy. His Green strategy sounds like it may be the "everybody buy a Prius/Tesla strategy, which I disagree with in large part.
But really, I was wondering about what changes he may suggest are necessary to actually improve the lives of humans (relating to wellness indicators like satisfaction, fulfillment, health, mental illness, community connection, along with long-term improvement and protection of natural resources).. I think that such a poor and non-existent focus on these things is what makes me dislike both the red and blue teams so much (and my opinion that the problems in these areas are largely caused by living as if we are masters of nature, and measuring progress only by $ - which both parties fully adhere to) ... but then even folks/groups on the green side seem to me to be, basically, the blue team with a green sash.