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any left-wing ideology, government regulations, or policies promoting a welfare state, nationalisation, etc.

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  • in these situations sweeping political concepts like socialism, democracy, and nationalism may have no real meaning. to view walid jumblatt's "socialist party" in lebanon as representing an expression of "socialism" was to misunderstand completely its motivation, role, and intentions. jumblatt's real interest was in furthering the interests of his "tribe," the druze. cia.gov

  • see g. d. h. cole, a history of socialist thought (5 vol., 1953–60); j. schumpeter, capitalism, socialism and democracy (3d ed. 1950, repr. 1962); g. lichtheim, a short history of socialism (1970); m. harrington, socialism (1972); w. lerner, a history of socialism and communism in modern times (1982); a. s. linemann, a history of european socialism (1984); h. davis and r. scase, western capitalism and state socialism (1985); d. sassoon, one hundred years of socialism (1997). factmonster.com

  • see g. d. h. cole, a history of socialist thought (5 vol., 1953–60); j. schumpeter, capitalism, socialism and democracy (3d ed. 1950, repr. 1962); g. lichtheim, a short history of socialism (1970); m. harrington, socialism (1972); w. lerner, a history of socialism and communism in modern times (1982); a. s. linemann, a history of european socialism (1984); h. davis and r. scase, western capitalism and state socialism (1985); d. sassoon, one hundred years of socialism (1997). infoplease.com

  • keep it pithy: useful observations in a tough world db76764 3 hours 16 minutes by bill o’reilly read by patrick downer fox news television commentator looks back on his predictions concerning the presidency of barack obama and offers his views on the secular progressive agenda, european socialism, religion, terrorism, and more. bestseller. 2013. loc.gov

  • compounding this is the runaway logic which prohibits the centers for medicare and medicaid services (cms) from price-fixing. the logic, endemic in conservative circles, is that price-fixing is socialism, and obviously if we fix prices we are a short step to gulags. the logic is getting tedious. not least because what is being defended is not free market capitalism, but a political economy that is the union of the ugliest wart of capitalism -- greed -- and the most sterile part of socialism: lack of competition. drugonomics is not adam smith's invisible hand. it is gordon gekko's visible middle finger. medpagetoday.com