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Socialism is an economic and political philosophy characterized by public or government ownership of property and goods.
Socialism generally refers to an economic system based on public ownership and operation of the means of production (capital goods, assets and production equipment) with ownership vested in either a public body or in the workers who operate the enterprise. There are several key variants of sociali…
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Socialism is not a form of government. It is an economic system much like capitalism, mercantilism and feudalism. People support the basic idea of socialism for different reasons. For economic reasons, one might support socialism as a means to "rationalize" the economic system by eliminating the b…
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Marx's most famous writing was his economic treatise "Das Kapital", as he titled it in his native German, or "Capital" in English. In it he outlined his views on capitalism and communism. Also his "Communist Manifesto" (written with Fredrich Engels) is extremely important, as it outlines the entir…
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The theory and ideas of Communism were developed by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the 19th century. The first government established on those principals was that of Russia under Vladimir Lenin in October of 1917. Marx developed Marxism with the help of Engels. Communism, the idea that goods sho…
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What are you oftentimes criticised for? How did you react to them?
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Answer I think women are better than men, however, you have your own opinion. They have a more nuritoring nature and are considerate. However, men are sometimes like this. They are more tough, but so are women. They are strong! ANSWER: In terms of survival of the species they are …
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Why should anyone be a better teacher just because of the gender? It's the personality that counts. Differences between personalities is WAY larger than gender differences.
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The industrial revolution allowed through the use of machines and mechanization of craftsmanship the ability of an unskilled laborer to make a salable good. In the times before automation and mass production, the more qualified craftsman was able to sell his goods at a premium price. Interestingly w…
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Although socialist models and ideas espousing common ownership have existed since antiquity, the modern concept of socialism evolved in response to the development of industrial capitalism. Count Henri de Saint-Simon (17 October 1760--19 May 1825) is regarded as the first individual to coin the term…
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What type of government opposed socialismThe governments that opposed socalism did so out of fear of the unknown. These included the notorious, and infamous Nazis, and the rest of the western world basically. This included all capitalist countries, i.e, America. So in answer, Capitalist, Facist, and…
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The main problem with this question is that there are many different, conflicting definitions of both words. Even Marx and Engels themselves used the words to mean different things at different points in time. To talk about someone's specific beliefs, you generally need to use more specific terms th…
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People get privatization confused with private company owned. Privatization is actually capitalism taking it from the government, which is "so called public owned by the people", to private owned by an individual entity! Literally it sounds the opposite but in reality capitalism and privatization is…
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Nothing and everything. No gender is better than the other. You could ask; what is Jenny better at than Jimmie, or what is Eric better at than Amanda?
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That power was held by those who controlled the economy.... ;) ~APEX~
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The main moral is "to avoid one evil one should take care not to fall into another"(the animals kicked the farmer out in hopes of a better life but became more miserable under the pigs). Communism says that there is no such thing as equality in the farm/communism Also the animals were told they were…
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Sweden, Belarus, Denmark, and Vietnam are considered Socialist countries.
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An excellent example of socialism is the nuclear family. Let's say you have a family of 3: The family is doing financially well, given that the father and mother are both employed. Despite the fact that their child cannot work (and thus has no economic worth) they still care for him. If the mother w…
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That's certainly a sexist question. Better at what? Which women are better? While women are better at some things, men certainly do better at others. IQ tests for example; women tend to do better at the verbal skills while men tend to be good at spatial perception. If you want to discuss specifics…
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socialism is the antethisis of libertarianism... Based on the idea of a collectivist origin of rights, socialism is a system in which the state owns the means of production and of capital for investing in collective projects. there are many conceived forms of this, with the most famous being those…
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There are probably no countries in the world today which could truly be called "Socialist." To be so would require that the people owned, managed, and enjoyed the earnings of all the country's industry. A rather Utopian ideal which never has occurred in the real world, although the Communist bloc p…
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If you are looking for an example of socialist policy, then the IRS and the Income Tax are socialist policies and seek to redistribute wealth(a measure of one's productivity) by taking the income of the productive and give it to the less productive, to create the illusion that we are all equal - unc…
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People who are not capable of sustaining themselves individually are helped by the government. This could include the young, the old, those in poor physical or mental health.When basic needs are more easily attained, people are more able to focus on education or other activities that contribute to b…
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Canada.
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Any variety of socialism that is based on direct democracy or representative democracy for managing the economy or individual enterprises.Alternatively, it is a political philosophy that advocates socialism by using democratic mechanisms and is opposed to Communism.
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Socialism began during the midst of the French Revolution of 1789. Its origin and foundation was also influenced by the Industrial Revolution.
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Privatization has to do with who ownes something, Government or Private sector. Capitalization has to do which where the money is coming form to buy it. This is just my own view. Someone else may have a better answer.
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The countries that still have socialism is Sweden and Canada. Edit: While both Sweden and Canada have socialist aspects within their forms of government, so many other countries have more obvious aspects or socialism as part of their governmental structure. All Scandinavian countries work within…
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Western Europe
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One containing features of both capitalism and socialism. Australia is a mixed economy, ... Australia is a mixed economy, with major state-owned enterprises in communications, transport, banking ... too, provides a striking illustration of the transition to a mixed economy ...
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Originally Karl Marx did,His Communist Manifesto Became the base thoughts of socialism.Lenin then tried to make his own form of socialism in russia, he later named his governmental party communism.
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Karl MarxMarx believed that capitalism would be replaced by socialism which in turn would bring upon communism. He was the author of "The Communist Manifesto" and was well known for being the father of communism.See Web Links for much more information on Karl Marx  Karl MarxI believe the quest…
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Karl Marx is credited as the farther of socialism but socialist ideas have been around long be Marx's life
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It is difficult to answer this question because many countries that claim to be Socialist or have a Socialist or Communist Party in power do not enact Socialist ideological policies. Therefore, there are three very different answers. Note: These lists are not exhaustive. 1) Countries which openly i…
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ORIGINAL ANSWER: it is founded in facebook and myspace its were u can chat with ppl all over and not worring about who or talking to them on the phone its a more comfoprting way to talk to peopleIMPROVED ANSWER: I honestly do not know alot about it, but I do know that it has nothing to do with Faceb…
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Big Oil, Federal Reserve, Halliburton watch www.zeitgeistmovie.com
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Socialism is an economic theory in which he means of production, distribution, and exchange are owned by an entire community rather than an individual. This system distributes goods and money throughout the community.
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All three are economic systems, or modes of production. More broadly they can be described as socioeconomic systems, although the term "Communism" with a big C has been used to refer to countries run by Communist parties in the 20th century and thus to a form of government rather than an economic sy…
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China, Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos.
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government had more power, control, and money. people are more "organized" if that's what you'd like to call it. but in all honesty i don't think pure socialism would be healthy for any country. look at North Korea. very big powerful army/ country. but, half of the world is ready to destroy you. poo…
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A mixed economy is where there is a mix of capitalism and socialism and/or public and government control. A basic contempory example of a mixed economy is the United States.that's how the part of the unitedstates are also in a market economy.
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Advantages of Socialism In environments with plentiful resources, socialism provides all members with their survival needs, creating a stable social environment.Members that cannot participate economically - due to disabilities, age, or periods of poor health - can still impart wisdom, emotional su…
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Disadvantages of socialism: The lack of a profit motive lowers the incentive to invest in further production and capital as in capitalism.Socialism focuses on coordination and cooperation of resources as opposed to competition, which creates less efficient allocations of goods in some situations.Fre…
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Most people agree that it was Karl Marx.
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Sweden, Belarus, Denmark, and Vietnam
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More emphasis is placed on the health of the entire society, with less material recognition to top individuals. In contrast to capitalism, socialism tends to have a higher tax rate. The higher the tax rate, the point at which people are still willing to trade off work for personal life becomes lowe…
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The question presupposes that men are "better" than women, however "better" is an ambiguous term. Certainly we could say things like "Men have strength" but we cannot say this is true of all men, or that it is "better" than many other traits. Likewise comments like "women get PMS" is absurd reasonin…
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"Marxism is the basis of socialism and communism. The question answers its self." This answer is even more confused than the question. Socialism was around in one form or another a long long time before Marxism. And Communism was also professed in one form or another before Marx became synonymous w…
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No. Hitler was a fascist, not a socialist.
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Capitalism means where power is concentrated in private hands, depriving the common people equal distribution of wealth. Where rich becomes richer, and the poor survives by staying as the lowest strata of society. The Free Market concept is the brain child of capitalism and common people of various …
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The United States is not an example of a socialist country. The economy of the USA can be said to be a mixed economy that favors private enterprise. It is a mixed economy because the Federal government and the Federal Reserve System it created does play a significant role in the economy. But not sig…
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india canada france etc
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England America
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The current Presidents of Venuezuela and Bolivia refer to their political programs as socialist. The Communist Party governs in China but describe their economic policy as socialist market economy or "Socialism with Chinese characteristics". Venezuela, Cuba, The People's Republic of China, and Nort…
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By definition, a mixed economy is an economy wherein two economic systems are combined, say, a market economy, and a command economy. An example would be the US economy.
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Forms of socialism can be traced back to the Persian philosopher Mazdak in 500 AD. Socialism was popularized in western nations by Charles Fourier, Thomas Spence, and Carl Marx.
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(Note that Socialism, Stalism, communism and Dictatorship are distinct ideologies) pros distributes the wealth the wealth more evenlyincreases workers rightsdecreases povertyallows for a stable economymany social programs are based on socialism; food stamps, public housing, public health-care, publi…
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they were laws that banned the creation or use of trusts to make larger profits
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Socialism is an economic system where the means of production are either owned or managed by the state and where the investment structure, consumption, allocation of resources, distribution of income etc are regulated and directed by the state. The main feature of a socialist system is as under; 1. …
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Many people believe that a society should be kind and helpful to all of its members rather than ruthlessly allowing everybody to either fail or succeed on their own. That is the philosophical basis for socialism.
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In socialism, where the means of production (producing economic value) are publicly-owned, public goods and various social programs would be funded directly without any need for taxation. In contrast to capitalism, where the profits of large industries accrue to private owners or shareholders, the p…
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Socialism is a system of government which treats the well-being of its citizens as a priority. It is a much misunderstood concept which many confuse with communism. In reality, all governments have some socialist policies, such as Canada, Australia, and most European countries ,which have universal …
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sorry? who told u men were better? in my view all men are lazy egoistic beings!
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A social system in which the means of producing and distributing goods are owned collectively and political power is exercised by the whole communityPolitical system in which the (major) means of production are not in private or institutional hands, but under social control. Typically this is seen a…
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Karl Marx
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Government ownership of most productive resources
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major result of the Industrial Revolution in Europe is i love u
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a country where there is no private ownership
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ANSWER:Some men are better than some women at certain things. And some women are better than some men at some things. Each person needs to be evaluated individually when being compared to another person. It is a mistake to say that all of any group of people is better than another group of people.
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According to Marx, government was not an entity through which change could be brought about. Rather, for change to happen and for the class struggles to be resolved it was necessary for the people to rise up and bring about the necessary adjustments to society.
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Socialism refers to any political philosophy or system that is anti-capitalist and centers around social ownership of the means of production and human co-operation. Communism is a form of socialism, what people usually mean by the term communism (Stalinism basically) is still technically a form of …
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because it keeps the poor poorer and the rich poorer. and the central authourity richer
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Under Socialism, the employees control the factories and there is no class system, in theory. Under capitalism, the owners control the factories and acquire wealth much more freely. Well most countries around the world are in favor of capitalism over socialism. In capiatalism store owners benefit.…
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Yes, there is socialized medicine in Argentina. Socialized medicine is when you and the company you work for pay into taxes for medical care.
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the two main countries that use the socialism system is :Zimbabwe and Cubathe two main countries that use the capitalism system is : Japan and United States
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China - Capitalist Economy - Communist / Socialist Laos - Capitalist Economy - Communist / SocialistVietnam - Capitalist Economy - Communist / SocialistNorth Korea - Fascist - No Economy
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We can define Socialism as a command economy with regulated price and no private property and where the Labor is given more importance and with central planning systems where What, How For whom to produce is decided by the government and non-existence of Consumer Sovereignty. Now we will see the fe…
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Personages: All of the characters in the Hebrew Bible may be considered significant historical human figures, both for good (King David, etc.), and bad (Balaam, etc). Biblical leaders: Abraham (founder of our monotheistic tradition) Isaac, Jacob (carried on the tradition in Abraham's footsteps)…
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Real life examples of endocytosis in day to day life are the white blood cells of the human body. The white blood cells or leukocytes are cells in the immune system that help defend the body from infection.
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example: secretion of proteins like enzymes, peptide hormones and antibodies from cells. the cell membrane folds inward, trapping a small amount of matter from the extracellular fluid. :)
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Socialism and communism are similar in the way they are supposed to work - all power being shared equally - and capitalism is similar to socialism in that everybody should ideally get out what they put in proportionally, but communism and capitalism are the exact opposites.
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the U.S. became the most productive industrial nation on earth
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The Exposition in the story is found at chapter 1, 1st paragraph. Hope this will help.
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yes it was successful because of the help from the reformers America became a safe and successful country
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A Fabian Socialist is one who holds to the ideals of Fabian Socialism, which advocates socialistic democracy, but wants to achieve reform gradually, rather than through a revolution of some kind.
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Although groups intending a vairety of socialist life styles were among the settlers of the US, the US government was not founded upon the basis of socialism.
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Karl Marx is believed to be the father of communism, a.k.a. socialism. His beliefs were the foundation of the political party. Vladimir Lenin was the first communist leader of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks party). Then came Joseph Stalin.
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Socialism seeks to replace the structure of the present economy with an alternative economic system that is not based on the accumulation of capital, private ownership of the means of production, and orientation of the economy to produce private profits. It seeks to resolve social and economic issue…
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No. Since about 1935 Sweden has had a capitalist economy governed by social democratic policies, including with high, redistributive income tax rates and general welfare benefits (even when under conservative governments). After 1935, a collective bargaining scheme was set up which gave both unions …
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Lenin and Stalin gave the Soviet Union an autocratic (Totalitarian) Communist Government. Stalin kills more people than Lenin did. (Because Stalin is even more cruel than Lenin, who is somewhat more humane and Stalin took place as leader of USSR for nearly 30 years while Lenin died within 5 years af…
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Karl Marx
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No, socialism is not a mistake. It is a post-capitalism or an alternative to capitalism that will emerge sooner or later when humanity moves beyond the need for a capitalist system.
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Here are a couple of excuses??? I have come across: "It's not you, it's me." "I love you but I am not IN love with you."
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why were Italians attracted to facism in the 1920s?they got free food and support from the government
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Socialism (or Communism) would be a world-wide society in which the means of production are held in common. It would be charcterised by free access to all goods and services, and therefore by an absence of those defining featues of capitalist society, such as money, wages, and profits. Governments, …
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the leaders are chosen by the type of things you believ in and the power that you can give to the country.
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Socialism has many defining characteristics, but two important ones are listed below. government ownership of resources other than labor centralized economic decision-making
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No, it was not.
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The main changes brought about by the BolsheviksThe main changes brought about by the Bolsheviks immediately after the October Revolution were:(i) To realise the old socialist ideal, private property as a means of production was abolished. Industry and banks were nationalised.(ii) Lands of clergy an…
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