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Communism vs Socialism vs Capitalism vs Democratic Socialism

Asst Prof Peter Beattie, Lecturer in Global Political Economy, Chinese University of Hong Kong

25-May-21 15:00

Communism vs Socialism vs Capitalism vs Democratic Socialism

We’ve heard these ideological terms and we’ve seen them weaponised by politicians (think Trump labelling the likes of AOC and Bernie Sanders as “communists,” whenever they come up with an economically progressive idea). But what do these terms actually mean? On this episode of ‘Today I Learned,’ Asst Prof Peter Beattie joins us to discuss.

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