Millennials are ripe for socialism: A generation is rising up against neoliberal oppression

Millennials are ripe for socialism: A generation is rising up against neoliberal oppression

Gallup finds up to 70 percent of young Americans favor wealth redistribution. Elites have only themselves to blame by ANIS SHIVANI, ALTERNET   Few developments have caused as much recent consternation among advocates of free-market capitalism as various findings that millennials, compared to previous generations, are exceptionally receptive to socialism. A recent Reason-Rupe survey found that a majority of Americans under 30 have a more favorable view of socialism than of capitalism. Gallup finds that almost 70 percent of young…

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A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows

A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows

  A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows By Max Ehrenfreund In an apparent rejection of the basic principles of the U.S. economy, a new poll shows that most young people do not support capitalism. The Harvard University survey, which polled young adults between ages 18 and 29, found that 51 percent of respondents do not support capitalism. Just 42 percent said they support it. It isn’t clear that the young people in the poll would prefer some alternative…

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