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Socialist

A scholar or partisan who believes in an economic system in which the state or the people generally own most or all of the means of production. That is, under socialism, industries, agriculture, and corporations are nationalized. The government may manage the nationalized companies, or they may delegate this to a private company. Most socialist systems, however, allow some degree of private enterprise. Because socialists favor a strong role for the state, socialism should not be confused with Marxism, which holds that the state will eventually disappear.
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Mr Beckett told the Socialist Party event that "our responsibility" is to "call on Labour councils to act as socialists," according to the report on the Socialist Party website.
For that fool, what he (Sison) wants is for you to be leftist or socialist, you have to join the New People's Army, get into a fight,' the President said.
The original socialist party in the United States was the Socialist Labor Party, founded in 1876, a quarter century after the Republican Party.
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The national chairman of TUSC (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition), who left Labour in 1992, raised the prospect of party outsiders and the newly-elected leader opening a "new chapter in British politics".
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This 50th anniversary issue of the Socialist Register, a series of annual volumes collecting social analysis and discussion, focuses on the theme of class.
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