Socialism, Private Property, and Democracy

The paper shows that many definitions of the concept of socialism appear often quite arbitrary, lacking serious historical justification, ignoring the fact that socialism undeniably comes in many different shapes and sizes.

The author offers a detailed historical and economically justifies the definition of socialism as social structure that replaces a capitalist structure and is based on public control of production in the interests of all classes and on the personal freedom of all of its members.

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