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Socialism

These terms describe completely different things. Socialism is an economic system where the state or the government controls private property, or, more specifically, the means of production. Like...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2012 7:32 pm UTC

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The answer to this question is at least somewhat in the eye of the beholder because you can argue that there are very few socialist programs or very many. Socialism per se is a system in which the...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2012 9:00 pm UTC

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First, let’s review Marxist socialism. Karl Marx inspired the notion that the ruling class (bourgeoisie) were exploiting workers (proletariats) through capitalism. Simply put, the ruling class was...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2019 7:55 pm UTC

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While both socialism and fascism envision a stronger role for a centralized government, socialism is not necessarily similar to fascism at all. Indeed, historically speaking, part of the appeal of...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2020 2:58 am UTC

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To understand this, we must first note that only some ideas promoted by socialists have become commonly accepted. These were the least radical of the socialists' ideas. True socialism has not...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2012 2:28 pm UTC

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Of course, the ideas and theories of Karl Marx were essentially what made socialism into a widespread and fairly radical political movement. There were socialists before Marx, but Marx made the...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2012 5:14 am UTC

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While there are many different variations of socialist thought, they all share a few common factors. We can say that those factors are the basic ideas of socialism. The first idea of socialism is...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2016 1:32 am UTC

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Naturally, with a question like this, you would want to base your answer off of class discussion, course texts, and instructor insight. Yet, even with all of these, I cannot see the statement as...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2012 12:40 am UTC

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The term “Indigenous Peoples” is used to describe people around the world who were the original inhabitations of a geographical region. Over the course of human history, people have moved to and...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2020 12:16 am UTC

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W. E. B. Du Bois argued voraciously for equality for African Americans in the early 20th Century. As an outspoken advocate for civil rights, he took the approach that the only way that African...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2019 4:35 am UTC

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There have been quite a few articles on socialism recently. Not surprisingly, President Obama seems to be at the middle of questions regarding his supposed Socialistic attitude (not surprising...

Latest answer posted June 9, 2012 12:06 am UTC

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First of all, it is not clear that socialism was ever worth supporting. It is not clear that it would ever have worked or ever have been a good idea. Since your question presupposes that it was,...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2012 12:51 am UTC

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The major difference here is in who decides on the answers to the three basic economic questions. These are what to produce, how to produce it, and for whom to produce it. In capitalism, these...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2012 4:57 pm UTC

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Socialism is said to have formed the "left wing of Progressivism." Progressives shared some of the same concerns that the socialists had. For example, both of the groups felt that big businesses...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2012 4:59 am UTC

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