The term “Democratic Socialism” has gained popularity or notoriety (depending on who you talk to) with the more mainstream recognition and rise of politicians like Senator Bernie Sanders and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Even at the local level, self-proclaimed Democratic Socialists are winning elections across the country.
But what, exactly, is democratic socialism, and what would it look like in practice? Would it even be a viable political and economic alternative to capitalism?
Join the Council for this discussion on these questions about democratic socialism and our political economy, as part of the Reimagining Systems Series.