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  • Feb 19, 2014 · 6:30 PM
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SOCIALISM: What can capitalistic societies, such as the United States learn from socialistic societies and vice versa? When does government or community control of production work? When is private property or individual ownership ever a good thing for society as a whole?

Socialism: any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods; a system of society or group living in which there is no private property (Merriam-Webster online dictionary).


Socialism: Encyclopedia Britannica (Balanced)

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/551569/socialism

Norway, Startups say Ja to Socialism (Pro)

http://www.inc.com/magazine/20110201/in-norway-start-ups-say-ja-to-socialism.html

Socialism Sad Estate from the National Review (Con)

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/369999/socialisms-sad-estate-tom-rogan

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  • Marvin T.

    I forgot the subject. Somebody help me out here.. I missed yesterday.

    February 13, 2014

    • Dan L.

      Socialism, as noted above

      February 19, 2014

  • Dan L.

    It's kind of amusing how the vast majority of Americans have no *clue* what "socialism" actually means. "Obamacare is Socialism!", "Welfare is Socialism!", and so forth.

    1 · February 19, 2014

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