redistributionism

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Etymology[edit]

redistribution +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

redistributionism (uncountable)

  1. The political and economic philosophy of redistribution of wealth.
    • 2009 February 28, Oliver Burkeman, “Be wonkish and dress down: how Gordon can click with Obama”, in The Guardian:
      Obama's predecessor was famously intolerant of details, but Obama is a wonk par excellence. He'll see your post neo-classical endogenous growth theory, and raise you his Chicago School-influenced, market-oriented redistributionism, augmented by the latest research in behavioural economics.