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Have young Americans woke-en up? Study shows they’re not as liberal as we think

Behind a façade of leftist ideals, they still believe in the capitalist principles of competition and earned success

09 May 2022 - 19:44 By Adrian Wooldridge

One of the few things that red and blue Americans can agree on in this age of pig-wrestling polarisation is that the young have turned sharply to the left — not just in the sense of the natural generosity (or naivete) of youth, but in a more profound and philosophical shift towards statism. One poll showed that some 40% of younger Americans preferred socialism to capitalism...

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