a theory or system of social organization
that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole.
procedure or practice in accordance with this theory.
(in Marxist theory) the stage following capitalism in the transition of a society to communism, characterized by the imperfect implementation of collectivist principles.
Socialism is a variety of social and economic systems characterised by social
ownership and democratic control of the means of production; as well as the ...
a way of organizing a society in which major industries are owned and controlled
by the government rather than by individual people and companies.
The Philosophy of Politics and the Philosophy of Law are often studied separately, but they are presented here jointly because they both come back to the same thing: the study of force. Politics is the study of political force in the general community, while jurispr... More »
Democratic socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run
democratically—to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few.
Central to the meaning of socialism is common ownership. This means the
resources of the world being owned in common by the entire global population.
Yet the idea and the ideal of socialism linger on. Whether socialism in some form
will eventually return as a major organizing force in human affairs is unknown, ...
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 ...
Oct 24, 2015 ... The day after the first Democratic presidential debate, Donald Trump called
Bernie Sanders a maniac. "This socialist-slash-communist," Trump ...