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    What advantages might a socialist system have in responding to the needs of people struck by an emergency situation like the earthquake that occurred in Haiti in January, 2010?

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    The Haiti earthquake was definitely a horrendous disaster. Aid was launched from around the world, and this included government organizations as well as humanitarian groups. Fundraising began almost immediately, in an attempt to help the victims in rebuilding and aid efforts. In regards to this question, the answer could really go either way, based on the effectiveness of any socialist system that is set up. If the socialist system is well-established, we could see an immense increase in aid, or would have, at the time of the disaster. Socialism is built upon the principle that ...

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    This solution discusses the advantages of a socialist system in responding to the needs of people during an emergency situation. The Haiti earthquake is used as an example.