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Marxism Goes Mainstream, Americans Embrace Socialism

Americans no longer view socialism as such a taboo idea.

story from Gallup reveals that Americans are more closely divided on the issue of socialism than in the previous century.

51 percent of American adults believe that socialism would be a bad thing for the country. However, 43 percent believe it would be a good thing. In contrast, a 1942 Roper/Fortune survey detailed how 40% described socialism as a bad thing, 25 percent a good thing, and 34 percent did not have a solid opinion on the issue.

It’s becoming clear that Americans no longer view socialism with overwhelming skepticism like their predecessors. In fact, Americans’ definition of socialism has changed during the past few decades. Nearly one in four Americans associate with […]

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