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social democracy

noun as in welfare state

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The increasing availability of adequate pensions in social democracies allowed the expanding population of the elderly to maintain their independence.

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(I'm counting social democracy--at least as currently practiced in Western Europe--as a flavor of market liberalism).

They have  contributed a unique brand of civically minded, decent social democracy that added much to the national debate.

His hope is, and has always been, to turn the country into a nation that looks more like a European social democracy.

I will happily acknowledge that I don't embrace the left's effort to transform the United States into a social democracy.

The attacks on national feeling, the protest against the war of 1870, Social democracy.

But they further realized that a political and social democracy must be based on an educated and intelligent working class.

Not even the new social democracy of Russia sufficed to inspire any noticeable resistance.

Prussian reaction would not be so strong if it were not for the bugbear of Social Democracy.

This excuse is an additional proof of the moral and political weakness of Social Democracy.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to social democracy, such as: social services, and welfare statism.

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