|1.||Industrial competition necessarily involves great social loss through the duplication of establishments and services, and in the advertising of goods.|
|2.||The capitalist system makes necessary many socially unproductive vocations.|
|3.||Privately organized industry offers irresistible temptation to dishonesty and fraud.|
|4.||The risks of capitalist industry give rise to periodic crises which bear most heavily upon the working class.|
|5.||Competition in the form of personal and group rivalry for social efficiency, position and honor may persist without industrial competition.|
|1.||Why does competition fail as a regulator of industry?|
|2.||Give examples of unnecessary duplication in industry.|
|3.||Discuss the Socialist position in regard to advertising.|
|4.||Explain the relation between the capitalist system and the vocation of law.|
|5.||What is meant by over-production? Under-consumption?|
|6.||Why does capitalist society fail to utilize all of the available supply of labor?|
|7.||How is the farmer affected by the capitalist system?|
|8.||What would be the place of competition under Socialism?|
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Hyndman H. M., Commercial Crises of the Nineteenth Century.
Kelly Edmond, Twentieth Century Socialism, Book II.
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Simons A. M., The American Farmer.
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Publication information: Book title: Elements of Socialism:A Text-Book. Contributors: John Spargo - Author, George Louis Arner - Author. Publisher: Macmillan. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1912. Page number: 29.
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