Is socialism making a comeback?

There was a time when the mere mention of the "S word", socialism, would be seen as un-American and anyone found following these subversive politics would undermine the "American Dream." So when did that change?

Today millennials are happy to embrace socialist policies on education, housing, health care and falling wages.

MPR host Chris Farrell was joined by Cathy J. Cohen, professor of political science and chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago to discuss why.

Use the audio player above to listen to the discussion.

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