Communism vs Imperialism - What's the difference?

communism | imperialism |


As nouns the difference between communism and imperialism

is that communism is the ideology of political parties that use the term communist in their names, usually marxist and leninist while imperialism is the policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.

communism

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any political philosophy or ideology advocating holding the production of resources collectively.
  • Any political social system that implements a communist political philosophy.
  • The international socialist society where classes and the state no longer exist.
  • Usage notes

    * See also the definitions of Communism .

    See also

    * leftism * Leninism * liberalism * Maoism * Marxism * socialism * Stalinism * Trotskyism English words suffixed with -ism

    imperialism

    Noun

    (-)
  • The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
  • See also

    * imperialist * imperialistic