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GIS Dossier: Socialism
Inequality, social injustice, economic downturns – lately the blame for such phenomena is laid at the feet of capitalism. Increasingly, and especially among the younger generation, socialism is touted as the cure for all these ills. Yet over and over, history has taught us that government meddling in the economy is a recipe for disaster. This GIS Dossier examines the latest rise in the popularity of socialist philosophies, the ways in which governments are implementing socialist policies already, and what their impact is likely to be.