Usage examples for capitalism

  1. The ideal of capitalism, if it could be achieved, would be to destroy competition among capitalists by means of Trusts, but to keep alive competition among workers. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  2. Since this was written Lenin has abandoned communism on the ground that Russia does not possess the necessary basis in a mature capitalism. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  3. We should have considered it treason to the spirit of revolution; it would have outraged all our traditions even to admit the humanity of an official representative of capitalism. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  4. In the early 'eighties, when they developed their great mass following, the mass of the workers were just learning to organize to resist the fierce exploitation of a ruthless capitalism. – Labor's Martyrs by Vito Marcantonio
  5. Personal enthusiasm for a Sovereign whom they have never seen, and who in their minds is inextricably mixed up with the House of Lords, and capitalism, and the police, is impossible to individuals of the stamp of Private M'Slattery. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  6. What is perhaps more important than any of these considerations is that, by undertaking industrial enterprise from the first, the State can prevent the growth of many of the evils of private capitalism. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  7. In case of success, he would obtain his personal aim, and Capitalism would be absolutely despotic in South Africa. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  8. To a careful observer the alliance between Africanderdom and Capitalism was bound to lead to a rupture sooner or later. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  9. So she explains to my father how capitalism works. – Class of '29 by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  10. That forceful, pushing, dominating section of society historically known as the " natural aristocracy" became the agents of capitalism. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard