Poll: Socialist Views Gaining Ground, Particularly Among Women

Breitbart | 6/10/2019 | Staff
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An increasing number of Americans are seeing socialism in a more positive light, a recent Harris poll shows.

The new Harris poll, conducted for “Axios on HBO,” revealed that an increasing number of Americans have a favorable view of socialism. While roughly 40 percent across the board preferred a socialist system to a capitalist one, the number increased among women. About 55 percent of women surveyed said that a socialist country was preferable to a capitalist country. Those results cannot be attributed to a generational gap, as those surveyed were between the ages of 18 and 54.

Men - Society

More men preferred a capitalist society to a socialist one.

“It’s been a truth of American politics for decades that women are to the left of men, and I think that’s playing out in this poll,” Axios’ Felix Salmon said, according to Axios.

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However, respondents were unable to agree on the specific factors that compose a socialist society. Forty-nine percent said a socialist system is “dependent on dictatorship.” Fifty-seven percent said “state-controlled media and communication” is a hallmark of a socialist regime, and...
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