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40% Of Americans Now Embrace Socialism

Jeff Katz
May 22, 2019 - 3:11 pm

A new study by Gallup revealed that Americans today are more divided than they were earlier in the last century when asked if some form of socialism would be a good or bad thing for the country.

While 51% of U.S. adults say socialism would be a bad thing for the country, 43% believe it would be a good thing. Those results contrast with a 1942 Roper/Fortune survey that found 40% describing socialism as a bad thing, 25% a good thing and 34% not having an opinion.

How far have we gone in the wrong direction?

Read the full results here.