Comparing Ism’s

Comparing Ism’s
Capitalism, Communism, and Socialism

Throughout history, societies have organized their political and economic systems in different ways. As a result, citizens of countries have enjoyed varying degrees of freedom and control over their lives and their property. The following cartoons compare some of the better known “isms”. For a discussion of the differences between capitalism, communism and socialism, see The Foundations of Free Enterprise.

Capitalism
Communism
Facism
Nazism
New Dealism
Socialism