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Capitalism is an economic system where the capital, or means of production (including property and Natural Resources) is owned and controlled by private citizens. The government's participation in a capitalist economy includes the issuing of money, the supervision of public utilities, and enforcement of private contracts. The main hope for government is to increase efficiency through policies and the prohibition of unfair business practices. However, the concept of capitalism differs vastly from its actual practice.

While analysts and scholars are still unable to define a fascist economy, one may still follow characteristics that fascist countries have shared. Fascist economies oppose international socialism as well as liberal capitalism. The result was a middle ground between the two ideals known as "dirigisme" -- an economic term where the government allows citizens private property and private initiative, but has directive influence and control over production and the allocation of resources. Most fascist movements aim for the elimination of autonomy and discourage international trade (while capitalist and most socialist economies support the latter). Fascist economies are often oppressive and militaristic while encouraging of social and economic inequalities.
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Q: What is the difference between fascism and capitalism?
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Difference between capitalism and socialism?

Capitalism: class society, production for sale, oppressive state. Socialism: no classes, no state, production for use.

What is the difference between German and Italian fascism?

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What is the difference between socialism and fascism?

There is very little Difference. Fascism and socialism are more like Rival such as Gator Football and Florida State Football. They hate each other but they are still just two football teans with a different idea on how to play the game. Fascism is Socialism with Private Property. Private property that is under total Control by the state. Socialism is the Trunk of the tree. It's Branches are Fascism, Communism, Marxism, and dictators.

Does fascism allow for some forms of capitalism?

Fascism is a politcal force that is utilised by the capitalists in times of crisis specifically to defend and protect capitalism, even if some individual capitalists do not like it. It does not allow for capitalism to continue to exist, it defends it so that it may exist.

How does capitalism lead to fascism?

You change the letters but keep the ism at the end.

Is fascism and democratic capitalism the same?

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Similarities between capitalism and fascism?

The term capitalism was invented by Karl Marx. Most people use it today to mean free enterprise. I prefer the term freedom but I will use capitalism here. Under Communism the government owns and controls the means of production. Under Capitalism or free enterprise the people own and control the means of production. Under fascism the people retain ownership but the government takes over controls.

What is a another way to say capitalism?

Fascism, or economic slavery Personal responsibility

What is the difference between pure capitalism and modified capitalism?

Capitalism involves wage labour and production for profit. That applies to all forms of capitalism, whether โ€˜pureโ€™ or โ€˜modifiedโ€™.

What is the difference between capitalism and mercantilism?

the major difference between the two is mercantalism is based around the government and capitalism around the individual. Mercantalism depends on a trading market of exporting more than importing to increase the gold and silver of a country. Capitalism has supply and demand.

Is US becoming fascist?

Yes, in that Fascism may be (loosely) defined as totalitarian Capitalism.

Is capitalism working for the US?

No, but fascism is doing quite well under the current regime.

What is the difference between totalitarianism and fascism?

A Totalitarianism regime is controlled by an individual that makes most of the decisions while fascism government is controlled through propaganda and a political party

Is China authoritarian capitalism or fascism?

Yes. China has many State Capitalist Enterprises (a characteristic of fascism). Freedom of expression is highly restricted ( a characteristic of authoritarian governments.)

What is the difference between Fascist and Democratic?

In Democracy, the people control the government. In Fascism, the government controls the people.

Is capitalism a form of fascism?

Capitalism is an economic system, fasism is a poltical system. There have been times in the recent history of capitalism where a bourgeois democratic state is no longer able to protect capitalism, in these times it has been necessary for fascists to assume power to do what bourgeois democracy could not.

Difference between Singapore and North Korea?

Singapore is Authoritarian-capitalism Korea is authoritarian- socialism

Did Hitler and Mussolini promise their countries freedom from fascism or capitalism?

Neither, really. Mussolini was a fascist, so he wouldn't have promised to free Italy from fascism. He did dislike capitalism, but under his fascist government, he used a form of economics called "corporatism", which was, simply put, a cooperation between government and corporations, with them working together to rule the economy. Hitler was the leader of the Nazis, and Nazism is somewhat similar to Fascism. So Hitler made no promises to free Germany from Fascism. Hitler openly disliked economics, and didn't really care about them; however, he disliked Western capitalism, mainly because he believed that it was dominated by Jewish people. His economic policies were to largely maintain capitalism in Germany, except that he removed "foreigners", especially Jews, from the economy as much as possible. So you could make the argument that they promised to get rid of capitalism, but in reality, neither actually did a lot to truly get rid of it.

What is difference between capitalism and communism?

Under capitalism, a small class of capitalists own the resources (land, machinery etc), while most people have to work for a wage. In Communism, the resources belong to everyone and are used to meet human need.

Whats the difference between a capitalism and command economy?

The main difference between Capitalism and Command economy is that capitalism involved private enterprises where businesses are owned by private individuals while comman economies have public enterprises where the governemnt controls things including businesses and production. A command economy is much more government controlled while a capitalism (or market economy) has much less government intervention. -dylan-

What is the difference between welfarism and socialism?

A welfare state is a maintenance of capitalism with some social benefits not subject to the profit motive. Socialism replaces capitalism with a system of social ownership of the economy.

Key difference between state capitalism and free-market capitalism is?

It depends on whether the means of production are owned by the state (state capitalism) or by private capitalists (private capitalism). Free enterprise is a largely mythical variety of private capitalism.

What was fascism?

Fascism is the most common form of socialism, similar to and competing with communism. They differ in that communism severely limits private ownership of means of production, while fascism does allow private ownership of means of production but severely restricts private companies with laws and regulations. While both fascism and communism in their pure form (Soviet Union, Mussolini's Italy) are severely restrictive, totalitarian states, most current governments are diluted with capitalism as the unique success of capitalism in the United States early years created prosperity as never before seen.

What is the difference between a communist economy and a capitalist economy?

Capitalism encourages competition among businesses; communist societies have little or no competition.

What is the difference between Fascism and anarchy?

Anarchy is the belief that all rules and government should be abolished. Fascism is a type of government.