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I created this page in hopes to enlighten a few of my people interested in my views on politics. My mother is a second generation Democrat, from South Korea. Her father was a Democrat politician and journalist. My American-Born father voted either way, but was more conservative in his lifestyle. I'm a staunch, far-left, liberal. A 3rd Generation democrat, far more liberal than either of my parents. Don't hate. I'll try to type this in Layman's Terms, but where I can't, I will straight plagiarize the hell out of other websites (links on the bottom in sources), to better suit what I'm trying to say.

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM
Socialism usually comes with the stigma of Communism or the Cold War, due to propaganda against socialism and communism. Democratic Socialism is totally different. Neo-Voters consisting of Millenials and Generation-X have become open-minded to the word "Socialism" and have accepted its evolution from what it was thought to be. It's kind of how Democrats used to be what is thought today about Republicans - polarized. The table flipped and so did the stance in politics.

The policies of today's Democratic Socialism is about strong labor rights, progressive taxation, a robust array of public goods like child care, health care, and higher education. It's about making Capitalism humane.

Democratic Socialists are for more entitlements for the middle class. The Right Wing or Conservatives frown on socialism, using the archaic thought-process of the 1950s, when Conservatives thought Medicare and Minimum Wage laws were ridiculous. It was considered "Socialist." Today, it's considered treating people how you would want to be treated.

DEMOCRAT and DEMOCRACY
Democrats consist of a party that are on a spectrum from left of center to far left.

SOCIALIST and SOCIALISM
Socialism is a political-economic system that organizes the economy purely around the needs of the people.

PUT 'EM TOGETHER AND WHAT DO YOU GOT?
What it means is that one takes a hard look at countries around the world who have successful records in fighting and implementing programs for the middle class and working families. When you do that, you automatically go to countries like Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and other countries that have had labor governments or social democratic governments, and what you find is that in virtually all of those countries, health care is a right of all people and their systems are far more cost-effective than ours, college education is virtually free in all of those countries, people retire with better benefits, wages that people receive are often higher, distribution of wealth and income is much fairer, their public education systems are generally stronger than ours.

Sources:
Bloomberg.com
DifferenceBetween.net