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- n. the system of production and distribution and consumption
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Putting him on notice that we weren’t going to accept any longer the so-called Brezhnev Doctrine, I criticized repeated statements by responsible Soviet officials suggesting that the form of a country’s political, social and economic system bestows upon the Soviet Union special rights, indeed, duties, to preserve a particular form of government.
Political debate about which economic system to favor is still ongoing in much of the worldin countries both rich and poor.
'They have a peculiar, moneyless economic system which, in my opinion, manages to function only because it is afflicted with large surpluses.
“China now has a stake in the liberal, rules-based global economic system that the United States worked to establish over the past half-century,” wrote George Gilboy in the July-August 2004 issue of Foreign Affairs.
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party CCP wants to use its open economic system to finance its closed politics.
Nobody likes being poor or hungry, and nobody likes to live under an economic system in which the fruits of his or her labor go perpetually unrewarded.
Equilibria only balance properly if nobody puts a "thumb on the scale" anywhere in the economic system and distorts it.