Fox News poll: socialism is rising in popularity, the capitalism is still favored

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As some of the democratic candidates – especially themselves democratic socialist called list Bernie Sanders – a lawyer for the fundamental change of the economic system, the latest Fox News survey finds an upward trend in the positive prospects of socialism. Capitalism, however, remains far more popular.

The survey, released on Tuesday, the 31 percent of voters view socialism, cheap, up 6 percentage points since February (the first time the question was asked).

Despite the rise, 53 percent, a majority of the socialism negatively, compared with 59 percent previously.

The voters still like capitalism more: 57 percent favorable to 27 percent unfavorable. This is almost exactly where prospects, in February (57-28 percent).


Views are partisan

Positive view of socialism, up 8 points among Democrats, and now stand at 51 per cent-putting it on a par with the favourable Outlook of capitalism (51 percent).

On the other hand, the Republicans are nearly five times more likely to have a positive image of capitalism (69 percent) than of socialism ” (14 percent).

Independents, your aversion to socialism are clear (16 percent favorable vs. 53% unfavorable). They are more divided on the capitalism: a 44 percent positive, 28 percent unfavorable and 28 percent can’t say one way or the other.

Views between groups

Socialism’s popularity is up in many groups, but the change is coming mainly from men (+14 points), black voters (+13), and self-described very liberal (+12).

Those with household incomes over $100,000 are now as likely as those who keep earn less than $100,000, the favourable Outlook of socialism (32 percent).

“There are two sides to this equation. First, while a majority of capitalism, a significant minority is not favorable. It does not work for you, especially the younger voters,” says democratic pollster Chris Anderson, who conducts the Fox News poll with Republican Daron Shaw.

“Meanwhile, the presidential candidates are in favour of a popular policy, the term socialist, the increasingly favorable view in the direction of socialism.”

While the views on socialism millennials (41 divided favorable 41 unfavorable), you are more than likely that Gen xers aligned (31-54) and baby boomers (24-61) find it enjoyable.

Capitalism finds some of the warmest welcome under the very conservative (72 percent favorable to 14 percent unfavorable), men (70-22 percent), baby boomers (63-24 percent) and Gen xers aligned (59-24 percent).

Millennials capitalism show more favourable than unfavourable to 11 points (47 percent to 36 percent unfavorable).


December 8-11, 2019 carried out under the joint leadership of the Beacon research (D) and Shaw & Company (R), this Fox-News-poll interviews with 1,000 randomly selected voters contains nationwide, spoke with a live Interviewer on both landlines and mobile phones. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points for all registered voters.

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