New documentary explores why a growing number of Americans are turning to socialism – By CBS News Staff (CBS News) / Sept 17 2020
Socialism has gone mainstream in American politics, but it remains deeply controversial. While some believe it offers an appealing solution to the country’s woes, for others it conjures up fearful imagery of authoritarian regimes.
The new CBSN Originals documentary, “Speaking Frankly | Socialism,” explores the resurgent interest in socialism and the culture wars surrounding its role in America today.
“The democratic socialist movement is being driven by millennials, zoomers, younger people,” says Jabari Brisport, a Brooklyn teacher who embraces the socialist label and is running as a Democrat for a New York State Senate seat. “Younger people are interested in socialism because we can see so clearly the failings of capitalism.”
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