The Sudden Popularity of Socialism – Todd Strandberg

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In 2016, Bernie Sanders was successfully pushing the party to the left. He called for things like “Medicare for All,” free college tuition, and whopping hikes in the minimum-wage.

The surprise prime win by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows that Democratic voters are signing on to hard-left candidates. DNC Chair Tom Perez has declared Ocasio-Cortez to be “The Future of Our Party.” She is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, which has some very radical ideas: