Is ‘socialism’ dividing the Democrats

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Since the 1800s, “socialism” has meant many things to different people at different times. This year is no exception. Some Democrats are embracing universal healthcare, free college and limits on corporate behavior. Others warn that’s going “too far left.” Republicans are seizing the opportunity--pointing to “socialist” failures like Venezuela.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Photo credit: Jesse Korman


Harold Meyerson - Editor, The American Prospect; and Columnist - @haroldmeyerson, Mona Charen - Columnist. Senior Fellow Ethics and Public Policy Center. Author of Sex Matters - @monacharenEPPC, E.J. Dionne - Senior fellow at Brookings Institution, Professor at Georgetown University, Columnist at Washington Post - @EJDionne, Henry Olsen - Ethics and Public Policy Center - @henryolseneppc

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