collectivism collectivism  /kə ˈlɛk tɪ ˌvɪ zəm/


  1. (n) Soviet communism
  2. (n) a political theory that the people should own the means of production


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  1. How to win in the game of capitalism

    Have you ever played the game “How to beat Capitalism?” No? First, never choose to become poor and always be a puppet for the wealthy, no matter what. If they say jump, you say “how high?” If they say support individualism, you say “screw collectivism!”
    on November 6, 2013     Source: Daily Sundial

  2. Whittaker Chambers Versus Ayn Rand

    Whittaker Chambers and Ayn Rand are two of the most important American conservative icons. Both abhorred collectivism and spoke on behalf of individual freedom. Chambers’ autobiography, “Witness,” is one of the defining conservative documents of the 20th century. Rand’s most influential novel, “Atlas Shrugged,” continues to inspire and orient conservative and libertarian thought.
    on November 6, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. The quote was part of a comment in which Limbaugh said of Obama: "If his agenda is a far-left collectivism -- some people say socialism -- as a conservative heartfelt, deeply, why would I want socialism to succeed?"
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Rush Limbaugh Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Klein noted while "policies attempted to excise collectivism from the culture, inside..........prisons (the practice was to) excise it from the mind and spirit."
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Naomi Klein Source:

  3. Thursday, in a column on, Mr. Coburn wrote, "I believe President Obama has proposed the most significant shift toward collectivism and away from capitalism in the history of our republic. I believe his budget aspires to not...
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Tom Coburn Source: Wall Street Journal

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