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Russian Revolution Class Starter The biggest problem with trying to get American students to fully comprehend the concept of communism is that even the poorest child in the class has eaten a meal in the past 24 hours. Whats the point this statement is trying to make? Todays Agenda: a) Karl Marxs Comm. Man. review b) Capitalism vs communism notes c) Communist PMI (2 difft views) d) If time…continue with R.R slideshow
Capitalism or Communism? Figure A Figure B Yes, you do have to draw:-)
Capitalism or Communism? All industry, business and agriculture should be owned by private people or firms. Competition between rival factories or shops or farms will cause prices to fall, and make firms more efficient. Everything belongs to the state and should be run by the government on behalf of the people. A classless society achieved by overthrowing capitalism by revolution.
Capitalism or Communism? No private person should be allowed to profit from the work of other citizens. Any person should be free to start a business and employ people.
Capitalism or Communism? Any profit he or she makes is reward for hard work. All profits, instead of going into the pockets of one owner or even shareholders, goes to the state - everyone benefits.
Capitalism or Communism? Lower average standard of living, but (in theory) everyone equal. Average standard of living higher, but a wide spread between rich and poor.
Capitalism or Communism? Fairness and equality for all. Opportunity for all.
Capitalism or Communism? A controlled economy. A free economy.
Capitalism or Communism? Choice of many parties for Government (ex: Liberal, NDP, etc.), chosen by the people. A democracy. Only one party of Government - no need for any more.
Capitalism or Communism Answers
Capitalism or Communism? The Final 3
Capitalism or Communism? Something to think about: Only in a capitalist country is it possible for a person to starve to death in a McDonalds restaurant.