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redistributionism

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  • noun The political - economic philosophy of redistribution of wealth.

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Examples

  • I mean, what currency do charges of "redistributionism," "socialism" and "Marxism" have 18 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union and 45 years after the end of McCarthyism?

    McCain The Redistributor And The Seriousness Gap

  • I mean, what currency do charges of "redistributionism," "socialism" and "Marxism" have 18 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union and 45 years after the end of McCarthyism?

    McCain The Redistributor And The Seriousness Gap

  • FDR greatly escalated the scope of federal government to institute the kind of redistributionism that Obama and Biden now champion.

    Flopping Aces

  • FDR greatly escalated the scope of federal government to institute the kind of redistributionism that Obama and Biden now champion.

    digg.com: Stories / Popular

  • Whereas if conservatives back themselves into a corner where they're denouncing any kind of redistributionism as pure socialism, they're undercutting their ability to push for this vision of a more means-tested welfare state - because that push, if it ever has any chance of succeeding politically, will have to rely on explicitly redistributionist arguments to succeed.

    Crooked Timber

  • They are so caught up in the economy and the fiction that tax policies had something to do with a gross negligence of the credit market (for which both parties deserve some blame but for which the Democrats, against the advice of their own former president greatly enable by changing the fundamental requirements for loans and pushing forth risky loans in the name of the same kind of redistributionism that Obama favors) that they hopefully ignore the international danger that Obama presents.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • "redistributionism" is a relatively mild set of tax increases for the top 5\%.

    Revenge of the Syndicate

  • At the time of the Founding Fathers, restricting the vote to people with property was probably thought to be a great way to protect free markets from democratic redistributionism.

    Foreword to Bryan's Book, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • For the political Right, Obama just becomes a convenient target due to his, ironically, limited efforts at some level of economics redistributionism.

    Stewart Acuff: Punching Holes in so-called Free Market Economics

  • For the political Right, Obama just becomes a convenient target due to his, ironically, limited efforts at some level of economics redistributionism.

    Stewart Acuff: Punching Holes in so-called Free Market Economics

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