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    By definition, Socialism is, a set of ideas that favor the public ownership of production and resources, eliminating some or most of private enterprises (Johnson). There are several layers to socialism, and they all require varying levels of government involvement and overall prioritization of personal liberties. Such liberties relate to private ownership of property and private means of production, and socialists often argue over how much of this is acceptable. A completely pure Socialist style…

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    In the book The Jungle we are trying to figure out whether Sinclair is for socialism. And we are also trying to figure out a socialism government would have helped Jurgis. Jurgis struggled with many things in this book. So let us tell you what. Most socialists talk about a need for private ownership and only advocate the need for state owning the important parts. Sinclair wanted a socialist government because everyone had equal opportunity. Although most readers did not realize it, his…

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    With the rise of the Industrial Age came concepts such as capitalism, socialism, and communism. Capitalism allowed the growing economic market to thrive freely but also created unfair advantages that left many toiling in poverty, even with its promise of social mobility. Socialism and communism emerge to combat this problem. Socialism by advocating the vesting of the ownership and the control of the means of production and distribution of capital, land, etc. in the community as a whole. And…

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    Minister of the United Kingdom has said that “socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” This is a common misperception of the Western world of the political and economic concept known as socialism. Of course when you hear such statements made by important historical figures, you may question whether the theory is in fact evil. However, the definition of socialism states that this concept promotes the…

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    socialist countries. This harms the development of the countries, and it also helps explain why many capitalist countries are secure, such as the United States and Canada. On the other hand, socialism may be viewed as superior to capitalism because it seeks for social justice and promotes education. Socialism, a general term for the political and economic theory, advocates a system of collective or government ownership and management of the means of production and distribution of goods.…

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    Socialism? Is Socialism good? Or is Socialism bad? Some say that Socialism is first class while others say it is unacceptable. People who say that Socialism is first class like to be treated fairly and get free everything. While on the other hand, people who work hard say that Socialism is unfair because they work and deserve to keep their entire paycheck, and do not think that people who do not work as hard or at all for that matter do not deserve free stuff. For example, upcoming Presidential…

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    “The Problem with Socialism” by Thomas DiLorenzo and the problems that arise with socialism. The author writes about the issues that socialism may bring into a country as well as examples and historical references of past socialist reforms that have occurred. The author is a professor of economics at Loyola University and he is also a member of the senior faculty of the Mises Institute. The reason why he wrote this book is to bring the consequences and the downfalls of socialism to attention…

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    Although today we live in a capitalist world; as Cohen would put it, “Why Not Socialism?” Today, more than ever, with the fight for equality and the constant political debates at the forefront, chatter on the way the economy should be run has become a common occurrence. People are beginning to question where they believe their wants and needs should be allocated, and who should be allocating them. With the well being of the citizens financials in mind, it is clear that market economies have…

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    At the turn of the 20th century, socialism was at its prime. Workers and labor unions were advocating for change, and socialism’s voice answered their calls. Socialism’s popularity and success at the turn of the 20th century was because it appealed to the working class because it offered a solution to their struggles, it was supported by the many labor unions, and the messages sent were easily accessible. At the turn of the 20th century, the capitalist system was growing enormously and…

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    Why not Socialism Socialism in theory sounds very appealing however, in practice it’s a disaster. Gerald Cohen a pronounced philosopher talks about how socialism could be good for people. Although, his arguments are weak and unclear on why socialism is better. It brings up the question on how can socialism be better than capitalism, and why his argument isn’t convincing. In his book, Why not Socialism he talks about the pros about having a socialist system. Gerald Cohen starts off by talking…

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