Yeah, look who’s picking and choosing the definition to suit their world view.
- a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. synonyms:leftism, welfarism; radicalism, progressivism, social democracy; communism, Marxism, labor movement
- policy or practice based on the political and economic theory of socialism.
- (in Marxist theory) a transitional social state between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism.
I think I’m on solid ground.