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Guides: Types of Government

Last Updated: Monday September 12 2005 14:03 GMT


In a capitalist or free-market country, people can own their own businesses and property.

People can also buy services for private use, such as healthcare.

But most capitalist governments also provide their own education, health and welfare services.

Guide to Types of Government

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