Capitalism is an economic system based on private ownership of industry. Socialism, on the other hand, is an economic system that advocates public ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange in industry.
In political terms there are three worlds: the first is the capital alliance of Western countries; the second, the socialist bloc of Eastern Europe; and the last, the Third World of nonaligned countries. The leaders of these political systems are the United States, the Soviet Union, and India, respectively. At present, India is governed by its capitalist leaders in a British-style parliamentary democracy and shows tolerance toward its socialist citizens.
This book is written by a devoted Marxist—but not Leninist (Russian Bolshevik)—who analyzes the merits and demerits of the current capitalist approach to health care in India and pleads for a temporary or permanent change to socialist methods so as to cure all ills. The text