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collective ownership

ownership by a group for the benefit of members of that group
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  • Like other Socialists, they stand for the collective ownership of all public industries and natural resources, including the land.

  • Cyrus recognises the ideal principle of co-operation and collective ownership.

    Cyropaedia Xenophon
  • Progress demands the collective ownership of the land on and the tools with which to produce the necessities of life.

    Communism and Christianism William Montgomery Brown
  • collective ownership is the necessary corollary of collective responsibility.

    New Worlds For Old Herbert George Wells
  • The socialist believes that control can be transferred to the people in no other way than by collective ownership.

    Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • This idea of the collective ownership of the school is new and very beautiful and profoundly educational.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori
  • Each proclaims the class struggle, and both demand the collective ownership of the chief means of production.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • Socialism does not mean the "sharing out" of property; on the contrary, it means the collective ownership of property.

    Britain for the British Robert Blatchford
  • But if they are not dispossessed, if their private property is left to them, then "collective ownership" must have a new meaning.

    Some Objections To Socialism Charles Bradlaugh
  • The platform declares for collective ownership of all railroads, telegraph and telephone lines, etc.

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