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capitalist

an owner of CAPITAL, who may or may not be directly involved in production. See CAPITALISM AND CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION.
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In a book about a region's particularistic relationship to a capitalistic economy, Louis Bellefleur --Madawaska's first capitalist--is a key individual.
Ironically, because the former Communists who now run Central Europe have come to love the power and pleasure of the personal wealth that they've acquired thanks to the favorable positions they held during the Soviet collapse, they have become somewhat capitalistic and fearful of Eastern globalism.
There is the overbearing mother, the black militant archetype, and the racist, capitalistic figure.
He then argues forcefully that the recent decline of federal and local governmental support for housing assistance to the poor has been driven by the capitalistic idea that shelter is not a basic human right but a commodity whose allocation must be determined by supply and demand.
In part one Bernstein shows that by the 1540s Scotto was building on his ancestry in an old printing dynasty to expand the family business, taking advantage of the heightened possibilities for capitalistic enterprise offered in Venice and the fast production pace allowed by the new process of single-impression music printing.
The capitalistic market cannot be left alone to determine how economic resources are allocated, he insists.
In a capitalistic society, you have to give landowners economic incentives [like the FSC] to preserve the forests, otherwise they are going to be destroyed or turned into golf courses.
But neither holding onto those truths nor the individualism of the hip-hop generation is going to effectively combat white supremacy, militarism, and capitalistic excess.
What is clear is that those suffering social deprivation, the unemployed or low-paid, handicapped or disadvantaged, are seen as a pool of cheap labour for distasteful or demeaning work and this is essential for the modern economics of western capitalistic industrialisation.
Dracula comes from Eastern Europe, where mysterious Slavic, capitalistic people come from; and the men that set out to capture him are concerned he might have stolen English money, as well as their women's hymens.
THE SYMBIONESE LIBERATION ARMY (SLA), led by ex-convict Donald DeFreeze, had revolutionary ideals that were influenced in part by the student anti-Vietnam War movements of the 1960s and by prison programs that urged African Americans to unite against oppression and capitalistic exploitation.