Socialism places the process of production and the edifices of government in the hands of the people and helps to ensure economic parity between people, eliminating social castes based on income and resources. Socialism ... More »

In a Communist economy, the government owns most of the means of production and will determine the allocation and provision of resources, products and services. In practice, this has led to the diversion of economic reso... More »

As of 2014, there are no countries that have pure socialism, which is actually an economic system and not a form of government. The former Soviet Union is the best example of true socialism, while China, North Korea and ... More »

Fascism is a dictatorial form of government that rejects the tenets of democracy, socialism and capitalism, and a fascist will believe that the state has the right to take extreme measures, including conducting surveilla... More »

A limited democracy is a system of government in which power is only partially in the hands of the general populace. The level of power is identified within a constitution. More »

Totalitarianism is important in some settings because it gives the power to the government, the military and the political parties. It does not allow one single person or single unit complete control over all of the gove... More »

Voting gives citizens a voice in the government, allowing them to choose leaders and decide on issues. Some elections are very close, so each vote matters in an election. More »