The 20th Century: Testing Grounds for Government Ideology

The 20th Century: Testing Grounds for Government Ideology

“From the development of the welfare state in America to the communist revolutions of the East and the fascist uprisings throughout Europe; nearly every inch of the globe witnessed an ideological revolution, each advancing the government’s role in a nation’s society and economy – for better or worse.”

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Max Weber and the Religion of Industrial Capitalism

Max Weber and the Religion of Industrial Capitalism

This article briefly explores Max Weber’s famous work ‘The Protestant Work Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism’ (1905), which describes the immense influence of rationalized religious beliefs (specifically those which arose from the Protestant Reformation) in creating the social conditions necessary for modern capitalism to develop.

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Was Karl Marx Right About the Future of Capitalism?

Was Karl Marx Right About the Future of Capitalism?

Over 200 years after his birth, let us reflect on the challenges which Marx predicted would curse the future of capitalism – and why such predictions have or haven’t come true. In the process, we shall hopefully begin to understand, not only the intricate mind of Karl Marx but strengths and weaknesses of the capitalist system itself.

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