Then it is time to change the dictionary definition of Socialism. Most modern-day Socialist Parties no longer ask for nationalization. The only old school Socialists I know are Fatty Kim and Castro. Instead, Socialist Parties are pushing for higher taxes to fund every larger welfare states.SteveFoerster wrote: ↑Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:32 pmSeizing the means of production is the dictionary definition of socialism. Cass sometimes calls things "socialism" that aren't, but that hardly excuses you for doing the opposite, particularly so smugly....neverfail wrote: ↑Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:02 pmThe reason why Mosaddegh nationalise that country's oil business was for exactly the same reason that in Argentina in 1946 the Peron government there nationalised that country's formerly British owned railway network to widespread popular acclaim. People simply get pissed off at seeing one of their country's key productive assets owned by foreigners in their own best interests, not the country's.
Affronted national pride!
Nationalism cassowary, not socialism!
My definition is based on what mainstream western socialist parties are advocating.