Socialism appeals to the young but many don’t know what it means – Analysis & Opinion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

 Democratic Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pictured in from of the Capitol buildiling

Australians have known this for years it’s why the ALP lost an election that Abbott didn’t win. (ODT)

Jeremy Corbyn leads the British Labour Party. Bernie Sanders came close to winning the Democratic Party’s nomination for the US presidency describing himself as a “democratic socialist”.

And the 2018 US midterm elections saw a surge of enthusiasm for Democratic candidates running on policy platforms at least as leftist as Mr Sanders espoused in 2016.

That the young are thought to lead the revival for socialism is not surprising.

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