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Democratic Socialism is a form of government based on Democratic values and helping the poor. Democratic socialism has made France, Sweden, Norway and many other western and central European nations great places.

The late Democratic Socialist President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez described himself as dedicated to democratic socialism. People who have described themselves as democratic socialists include Bernie Sanders, Evo Morales, George Orwell, and Howard Zinn.

Democratic Socialist CountriesEdit

Italian democratic socialists

Italian Democratic Socialists

There are many successful democratic Socialist countries which suggests those Conservatives who oppose democratic socialism are wrong. Venezuela is a democratic socialist country and it has universal health care, poverty has dropped, and there are numbers of anti poverty programs in Venezuela which we think is a very good thing. Sweden is another democratic socialist country which has universal health care, and helps homeless people [1] instead of treating them as worthless. All this suggests to compassionate people democratic socialism is the answer.

Democratic socialism can mean Social democracy as in Sweden, Denmark and other Scandinavian countries and that works, Denmark is the happiest country in the world while Sweden, Norway and Finland are amont the happiest. Democratic socialism can also mean Command economies which don’t work.

Relationship with liberalismEdit

Democratic Socialists have a good relationship with liberals, democratic socialists and social democrats share the same international association the Socialist International and the party of European Socialists . The Democratic Socialists of America and The Swedish Social Democratic party support Democratic Socialists working with liberals. Liberals and Democratic Socialists need to work together with social democrats and create a progressive coalition to defeat neo liberalism, conservatism and fascism and right wing democrats like the American Republican Party.

ConservativesEdit

The American right is afraid of democratic socialism, we suspect they're either intellectually challenged or selfish rich people.

Forms of democratic socialismEdit

Friendly IdeologiesEdit

Liberalism

Enemy IdeologiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Restorative Practices with Sweden's Homeless: The Stockholm City Mission

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