Younger People Lukewarm On Capitalism, More Positive On Socialism

Posted by | December 30, 2011 11:35 | Filed under: Top Stories

Younger Americans are less inclined to like capitalism than older Americans and have a more positive view of socialism, according to a new Pew poll.

Young people are more positive about “socialism” — and more negative about “capitalism” — than are older Americans. Among those younger than age 30, identical percentages react positively to “socialism” and “capitalism” (43% each), while about half react negatively to each. Among older age groups, majorities view “socialism” negatively and “capitalism” positively.

Total numbers are in the pictured chart, including reactions to other words.

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