nationalized industry


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nationalized industry

an industry that is owned by the state. See NATIONALIZATION.
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But the creative genius of man is stifled and dehydrated and unhappy on the "collective farm," or the Chinese commune, or the State-ruled factory; it registers that rebellion and unhappiness by doing as little work as possible, like a canny mule refusing to pull, so that the collective farm will never feed the population and the nationalized industry will never supply the human need.