More than Half of Young Americans, Unhappy with the Present Economic System, Want Socialism, Not Realizing That’s What They Already Have

More than 60% of young Americans, age 18 to 24, view socialism favorably. Socialism and communism are responsible for scarcity, starvation, brutality, and the murder of tens of millions of people over the past 100 years. Heartland Institute Editorial Director Justin Haskins says that college students increasingly embrace socialism because they don’t have a clue what it is. They are reacting to the corruption of the current socialist system, which they have been told is ‘crony capitalism’. -GEG