Socialism / When the money your govt takes from you,and the natural resources of your country, benefits you. Think Chile. Capitalism / When the money, and resources, your govt takes from you benefits mega corporations and foreign countries with natural resources or strategic real estate.Think Empire. Communism / When a govt takes your money and keeps it for themselves and their cronies, but constantly telling you it's socialism. Think Russia. Fascism / see Capitalism / Communism. The Empire is no different than Russia. You just have a lot more money for your scumbags to steal from you.