Young Adults see Capitalism as an Old Fogey

This article repeats the research done in the United States that 51% of people between the ages of 18 and 29 do not support capitalism. The article adds that the numbers are higher in Britain and Germany; in Germany as high as 77%. If people are skeptical in Germany, the most powerful economy in Europe, capitalism will increasingly have to rely on force if it is to stay in power. What we wish the article would have addressed is how to present 21st century socialism to millennials given these statistics.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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