What is the relationship between democracy and socialism?
You can have a socialist democracy. A democracy makes decisions based on instructions from voters and socialism intends to take the production of industry and hand it out to people with equality in mind.
Socialism can promote democracy, but it ultimately depends on the type of socialism we are talking about. Traditionally, socialism promoted economic democracy, which means equal power relations and collective-decision making in the workplace. This may have taken the form of direct democracy on the part of each worker, or it might have meant democratically electing management. This type of democracy is still promoted by modern day market socialists and advocates of decentralized planned economies. If…
There was no relationship; Martin Luther King Jr. did not advocate socialism nor was he considered a socialist. He was a socially conservative civil rights activist. While he did advocate for more left-wing reforms in terms of taxation and welfare, he never advocated for partial or complete government ownership of key industries, which is the hallmark of socialism.
The relationship between popular sovereignty, democratization, and democracy is most evident in the ideology behind the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Popular sovereignty is the idea that the authority of the government is created and continued through the Rule by the People. The people give their consent to the government through their elected representatives. This is where democracy comes in.
It really depends on you political stance. There are also many types of Socialism, from right to left on the political spectrum*, there is Social Democracy, Democratic, Revisionism, Libertarian, Liberal, Religious Socialism, Green, Market, Agrarian, Syndicalism, Ethical, Guild, Utopian, Scientific, Marxian, and State, after that you get into communism, which is far more extreme. *All Except Social Democracy and Syndicalism have the word socialism after them.
Do you think there is a relationship between the importance paced on individual and the development of democracy?
Which individual advocated that Democracy would give way to Socialism and Capitalism would change into Communism?
SOCIALISM Any of various theories or systems of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods is owned collectively or by a centralized government that often plans and controls the economy. DEMOCRACY Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives.
No. The U.S. though once a Democratic Republic, is now run by Oligarchy. Socialism has no place in the society, nor does democracy. The Democracy of the U.S. is a sham. This is evidenced by the latest documentary of Alex Jones "The fall of the Republic" as well as several other works by notable Journalists such as John Pilger and Peter Joseph.
Stafford Cripps has written: 'Democracy alive' -- subject(s): Politics and government 'Poems of three generations' 'Democracy up-to-date' 'Address to his staff of the Treasury, Customs, Inland Revenue and other departments ... December, 1947, 1948' 'One man speaks for the people' -- subject(s): Coalition governments, Political parties 'Can socialism come by constitutional methods?' -- subject(s): Politics and government, Socialism 'Why this socialism?' -- subject(s): Capitalism, Economic history, Socialism 'Britain and Austria'
They are unrelated to each other, Democracy is a form of government which is chosen by the people, Capitalism is the form of society which says that everybody earns for what he works for, Socialism is the point of view which says that the government meddles with the income and living of the people (ex: unemployed people who get a job from the government),also Captalism is why Americas great and socialisism is the first step…
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 North Korea practice Socialism, or what they describe as socialism. Most nations in Europe practice either Social Democracy or Democratic Socialism.
No, socialism isn't the same as communism. They both want the same thing, a direct democracy, but communists plan on creating a dictatorship that they plan on ending when things are stable and creating a direct democracy. Socialism wants to create a direct democracy through democratic elections and changing laws to, at the end, create a direct democracy. Anarchy though just goes directly to direct democracy and everyone in an anarchist society lives how they…