It's often talked about but rarely understood. Welcome to WatchMojo's Top 5 Facts. In this instalment, we're counting down our picks for the top 5 most revealing facts about Communism.
Communism, the political and economic doctrine that aims to replace private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and communal control of at least the major means of production (e.g., mines, mills, and factories) and the natural resources of a society. Communism is thus a form of socialism—a higher and more advanced form, according to its advocates.