Difference between revisions of "Capitalism"

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Since the fall of [[communism]], and the advent of information technology, capitalism is becoming increasingly popular.
 
Since the fall of [[communism]], and the advent of information technology, capitalism is becoming increasingly popular.
  
Critics of capitalism, most famously [[Germany| German]] anti-semitic [[philosophy|philosopher]] [[Karl Marx]], have claimed that the system is dehumanizing to the working class and poor.
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Critics of capitalism, most famously [[Germany| German][[philosophy|philosopher]] [[Karl Marx]], have claimed that the system is dehumanizing to the working class and poor.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.capmag.com Capitalism Magazine]
 
*[http://www.capmag.com Capitalism Magazine]
 
[[Category:Economics]]
 
[[Category:Economics]]

Revision as of 12:59, 24 April 2007

Capitalism, also called free market economy is an economic system based upon private enterprise and where investments, production, distribution, income, and prices are determined through the operation of a market. Decisions regarding transfer of money, goods (including capital goods), and services are generally voluntary rather than regulated and mandated by government.

Since the fall of communism, and the advent of information technology, capitalism is becoming increasingly popular.

Critics of capitalism, most famously [[Germany| German]philosopher Karl Marx, have claimed that the system is dehumanizing to the working class and poor.

External links