A new poll published by Axios Monday shows nearly half of ‘young Americans’ would prefer to live in a “socialist country” should they have the choice; raising serous questions over the direction of the Democratic Party heading into the 2020 presidential election.
According to the survey, 73.2% of Millennials and members of Generation Z -those who reached adulthood at the year 2000 and afterwards- believe the “government should provide universal healthcare.”
67% of those asked believe the government “should provide tuition-free college” and 49.6% would “prefer living in a socialist country.”
“Generation Z has a more positive view of the word ‘socialism’ than previous generations, and — along with millennials — are more likely to embrace socialistic policies and principles than past generations,” adds the report.
Read the full survey here.