capitalist society


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capitalist society

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capitalism

any society based on a capitalist economy or where capitalist ownership of the means of production plays a principal role. See CAPITALISM AND CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION.
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Marx suggested not only that workers feel compelled to struggle against the power of capital, but that in so doing they begin to create modes of existence which also offer a virtuous alternative to the egoism characteristic not only of capitalist society generally, but also of working-class life within that society more specifically.
A "maximum" environmental program might critique the horribly wasteful production within capitalist society, hope for the possible arrival of socialism, but have no idea for getting from here to there.
This may be true, but I'm left with the impression that the authors suggest that any shift of priorities in a capitalist society represented in movements such as Fairtrade, organic productions and other consumer-citizens initiatives aren't worth consideration.
It is only in capitalist society, a society where accumulation of abstract wealth is the fundamental social goal, where the emphasis is paradigmatically placed upon the abstract-human attribute of labour.
Over time, the German scholar came to understand how capitalist society capitalist society forced a breach in how people live and work to create the world around them.
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Thomas Hoenig, said that big banks in the nation were a threat to the American capitalist society.
This was mainly because the public became increasingly aware that the concept of racism, served as a smokescreen, behind which the errors of capitalist society and the shortcomings of politicians were concealed.
Seungchul Jeon, who opened his eyes to communism in his country of origin, is found at the margins of a capitalist society in South Korea as he confronted with its liberal mores.
Sadly, we are far from having anything like the necessary ideology and values among the passive, trivia-preoccupied consumers of late capitalist society.
For all the differences between the political parties, there is a general agreement that we live in a capitalist society.
By taking their traditional forms of small-scale commodity production from the countryside with them when they migrated to the city, these women negotiated deals with ateliers and distributors as a means in which they could preserve their traditionally gendered social roles in a modem and capitalist society.
Why don't we stop for a minute and understand that we live in a capitalist society.