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Are government built roads socialism?

Are government built roads socialism?

| 11:16 AM

I've been pondering on whether government-built roads could be considered socialism. In essence, the government collecting taxes to fund public infrastructure like roads can be likened to the redistribution of wealth, a concept tied to socialism. However, it is important to note this is only one aspect of socialism and doesn't fully define it. Moreover, in many nations, this is a standard practice in mixed economies, where both private and public sectors have a role. Hence, while it shares some elements, saying government built roads are outright socialism might be an oversimplification.

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