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William Thompson

(1775—1833) socialist and economist

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Anna Wheeler

Anna Wheeler  

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(1785–1848)Closely associated with Mary Wollstonecraft, Anna Wheeler was a radical feminist and an Irish Protestant. A keen advocate of women's rights, she wrote that ‘with the emancipation of women ...
Robert Owen

Robert Owen  

(1771–1858)Welsh social reformer. Owen is best remembered as a campaigner against the abuses of the industrial revolution, and for the model cotton factory he set up in New Lanark. In political ...
socialism

socialism  

An economic system in which the means of production are controlled by the state. Also known as socialist economy. Contrast capitalism. See also marxism.

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