Socialism has worked every time it has been tried. The primary goal of socialism is to minimize inequity. The primary goal of socialism is to equalize outcomes. To this end, socialism has been successful on a scale unmatched by any other socioeconomic system. Unfortunately, the only place that people are equal is in the graveyard. That is why socialism, in all of its variations, put over one hundred million people in the graveyard during the last century. Socialism's secondary goal is to eliminate the profit motive. Again, socialism was able to accomplish this goal time and time again by simply putting those who seek profit into the graveyard. Capitalists have accused socialism of being a failure because socialism failed to accomplish capitalistic goals. Socialism's failure to provide the same level of wellbeing as other socioeconomic systems can provide is no good measure of socialism. Maximizing wellbeing, at the expense of equity, is the goal of capitalism. Minimizing inequity, at the expense of wellbeing, is the goal of socialism; and to this end, socialism has been very successful. Just ask the over one hundred million … Oh, never mind, they're dead; ask someone else.