ARE COLLEGE STUDENTS STILL ‘FEELING THE BERN?’

CATO Institute’s Director of Polling Emily Ekins discusses why socialism wouldn’t work in the United States and why a majority of college students support Bernie Sanders.
DATE: 03/07/2016

Discussion Questions

1. How would you define socialism? Write it down. Then, do some research on socialism and look up the definition. Was your original definition correct? Explain.

2. What is the difference between socialism and a free market? Which would you rather have? Why?

3. Research Scandinavia and their governments. Emily Elkins argues these countries are not socialist, but lean more toward the free market. After going over your research, do you agree? Defend your position.

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