• Neuromancer
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    34 months ago

    Europe uses the word socialism differently. It’s a difference in how the words are used and the time they are used. If we consider socialism shared responsibility, we have it America in many ways but we are hesitant to expand it. That’s because of our fear of large government power.

    If we me socialism as the workers owning the means of production. Well no country does that. Normally it’s the government owning everything and the workers being abused such as the Soviet Union or Cuba. That’s the large governments Americans dislike.

    • @[email protected]
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      04 months ago

      Yeah, socialism isn’t taxing the rich, it is or at least have always led to brutal dictatorships because the real one is just communism with extra steps.

      Social-democracy on the other hand is wonder for the people (see Sweden etc) in real life.

      • Neuromancer
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        -34 months ago

        I’m a conservative and read a wonderful article on why conservatives should be leading the charge to a social democracy like Sweden. It really changed my views on why we should be skippering certain endeavors. Just neither party here has really embraced the basic concept.

        An example was national health care allowed people to be more entrepreneurial since that is a large risk to not have insurance here.